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Meet the Mavericks - Wishing on a bottle

Meet the Mavericks: Wine Intelligence Symposium @LIWF

We know the UK wine industry is in crisis. Successive duty increases, increased supermarket buyer power and adverse currency movements have conspired to eliminate meaningful returns from selling wine in the UK market.
Vinisud Asia Provence Stand - Wishing on a bottle

Vinisud Asia 2013: Mediterranean wines make a stand in China

Natasha Rastegar shares her observations from Shanghai.
Summer alternative - Wishing on a bottle

The summer of alternatives?

This summer may be more about the container than the product itself.
Social Internet - Wishing on a bottle

Keep taking the tablets

The social internet via mobile phones and tablets continues to influence wines sales especially in the US.
On trade - Wishing on a bottle

What’s going on in the on-trade

On-tradeA closer look at consumer behaviour in the on-trade reveals that drops in sales aren’t the whole story.
Choice Cues - Wishing on a bottle

Who do you trust?

Choice CuesWhen it comes to wine, it is apparently those you know rather than those in the know.
Girl Power - Wishing on a bottle

Let’s hear it for the girls

Far from being an empty pop slogan, Girl Power is an international trend which marketers need to grasp in more than a tokenistic way.
New Trends - Wishing on a bottle

New trends, old instincts and the impact on alcoholic drinks

We have identified nine key global cultural trends that will shape the future of the global marketplace for alcoholic beverages.
Wine shelf - Wishing on a bottle

Tips to convert wine window shoppers into buyers

He is eyeing up the wine shelf. But how do you convert this “browser” into a “buyer”?
Vineyard - Wishing on a bottle

What happens when the wine runs out?

It’s clear that 2013 will not be the year of the bargain wine.
Sparkling Wine - Wishing on a bottle

Italy and England sparkle

Prosecco and English sparkling continue to perform in the UK market.
Wine wishing - Wishing on a bottle

Wishing on a bottle

If you could wave a magic wand and make a change for the better in the world wine business in 2013, what would you do?