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Hanging from the cliff

Whatever the outcome of the latest Brexit negotiations, the wine industry – and everyone else – should be prepared for a long, hard road ahead It feels like a climax of a classic Hollywood thriller. Time is running out; disaster looms;…

Driving future value in wine

Behind the scenes of Wine Intelligence’s 5th global workshop series We buy things every day. Why? Because, in most cases, they are essentials for life. Of course, some of the things we buy – that ice-cream in the park, the cinema…

It’s a Pride thing

Once a political rally on the margins of society, the annual Pride celebrations of the LGBT community are fully mainstream and now a hot marketing opportunity for drinks companies In June 1969, in New York’s Greenwich Village, arguably…

Swedes get virtuous

Sweden as a nation is on a health kick, drinking less and exercising more. Alcohol volumes are declining, including wine, but Swedes are now thinking more about their tipple – and willing to spend more. In the idealised outsiders’ perception…

Can Italian wine succeed without strong brands

Italy Country Manager Pierpaolo Penco reflects on how the market success of many Italian wine brands seems to depend more on the ability to create categories that fill market gaps at every price point, rather than on developing corporate brands Italy…

From special forces to Vipassana meditation

A fly on the wall at last week’s Wine Intelligence Global Team Meeting would have learned a lot about mindfulness, human values, and looking after your comrades  With the London weather co-operating (for once), Wine Intelligence gathered…

Press Releases

Press release: Lower-alcohol wine opportunities still niche

For Immediate Release: Tuesday 10 July 2018 Lower-alcohol wine opportunities still niche with consumers turning to other low-alcohol beverages, according to Wine Intelligence’s Global SOLA Wine Report: Sustainable, Organic and Lower-alcohol…

Press release: China’s imported wine market

For Immediate Release: Wednesday 4 July 2018 China’s imported wine market being driven by strong Australia performance and growing online retail influence, according to the new Wine Intelligence China Landscapes 2018 report Wine Intelligence’s…

Press release: Wine Intelligence and Women of the Vine & Spirits form strategic alliance

For Immediate Release: Thursday 28 June 2018 Wine Intelligence and Women of the Vine & Spirits form strategic alliance, starting with a collaboration to produce a new report “The truth behind gender and global wine consumption: Do women…