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Saturday 20 September 2014

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Does wine brand loyalty exist?

Reacting to Sir John Hegarty’s cutting critique of the wine trade published yesterday, David Boyer points out the “potential flaws” in his marketing proposal.

Friday, September 19th, 2014 1 Comment »

Taiwan: Rice paddy vines and dragon fruit

Welcome to Taiwan, a beautiful island of 35,961 square kilometres to the South East of China where there are as many scooters as there are people.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Why is Anheuser-Busch celebrating failure?

There’s an old story about August Busch III that says a lot about leadership.

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Fine wine vs the Hamptons rosé crisis

The series examines how those holidaying in the Hamptons this weekend can beat the great rosé drought in style.

Friday, August 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Travel, sex and perfectly made cocktails

Award-winning bartender turned author Dan Miles on how his debut novel, Filthy Still, became a bestseller by word of mouth.

Thursday, August 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Through a glass, darkly: Branded glassware

Richard Shotton, head of Insight at ZenithOptimedia Group, explores the world of branded glassware asking what impact a brand’s investment really has on the consumer.

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 No Comments »

China: A ‘misunderstood’ wine market

The Wine Explorers get to the heart of Hong Kong’s fine wine scene interviewing top wine professionals Debra Meiburg MW and Eddison Leung, buying manager for Watson’s Wine.

Friday, August 15th, 2014 2 Comments »

Will wackiness spark Bud Light’s turnaround?

No brand needs a sales punch more than America’s #1 beer. Bud Light’s numbers have been heading in a southerly direction for some time.

Thursday, August 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Fine wine vs hip hop

Haters better watch out, the ace is back – almost – but what music will he be listening to?

Thursday, August 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Disabled winemakers tend Japanese winery

The Wine Explorers sit down with Ikegami Chieko and Machiko Ochi – two women at the helm of a “beautiful project” introducing disabled students to winemaking.

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 No Comments »

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