The Chronicle Archives

All about Industry News

Why the Overall Wine Market is Flat

Why the Overall Wine Market is Flat

Despite the challenging circumstances that 2020 has brought all the sectors, wine sales have managed to hold their own. In fact, many retailers (especially online) have reported significant sales increases during the pandemic. But it doesn't change the fact that the...

read more
COVID-19 to end free wine tastings in Australia?

COVID-19 to end free wine tastings in Australia?

For many years, free wine tastings were prevalent in Australia, even as wineries in California were increasingly moving towards paid tastings. Today, thanks a global pandemic, Australian wineries are forced to adapt their business model.

read more
Building a Disney World for Wine

Building a Disney World for Wine

To encourage the country's passion for the grape, China is building French-style chateaus and Italianate castles around the country. Chateau Changyu Reina has honey-colored brick towers that enclose wide cobbled courtyards. Wood-beamed halls look as if they are...

read more
Macron’s tasting skills ahead of French presidents

Macron’s tasting skills ahead of French presidents

Will Emmanuel Macron end a run of French presidents with a perceived ambivalence towards wine? A video of the new chef d'etat blind tasting on the campaign trail suggests that he at least has a better grasp of the basics versus his three predecessors... Emmanuel...

read more
The 1,650-year-old Speyer Wine Bottle

The 1,650-year-old Speyer Wine Bottle

In our constant mission to help our members (and non-members) to improve their business & lifestyle, we often come across great articles and information. Here's another! Feel free to tweet/share/enjoy! To Open or Not to Open The 1,650-Year-Old Speyer Wine Bottle?...

read more

Also seen previously

4 Reasons Your Business Needs eCommerce

4 Reasons Your Business Needs eCommerce

Do you sell your wine or fresh produce via an eCommerce store? If not, why not? It is estimated that by 2040, 95% of all purchases will be made through eCommerce. Whatever it is that your business sells, Our Lessons Learnt Selling Wine Over 2020 showed us that you...

read more
4 Wine Trends Wineries Should Know About

4 Wine Trends Wineries Should Know About

There is no denying that if wineries want to stay ahead of the game, they must keep on top of the wine trends. As the industry constantly shifts, different trends come to the surface and allow wineries to adjust accordingly. With the global pandemic, 2020 and 2021...

read more