Overview: Trendthemen 2020

The appeal of "with no" – no or low alcohol | Peter Eichhorn

30.01.2020

Good intentions or a guilty conscience? Many a drinking pleasure is curbed at the beginning of the year and commitments to Detox or Dry January are even circulating among die-hard pleasure-seekers. But we will also see the phenomenon of reduced alcohol in creative drinks and imaginative cocktails over the rest of the year.
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Chenin Blanc & Gamay: 21st Century Mega-Cool Twins

28.01.2020

#chenincheninchenin is the battle cry of a global army of sommeliers fighting to make the Chenin Blanc grape great again and at its head stands a modern Jeanne D’Arc by the name of Pascaline Lepeltier. Like the grape she’s a native of the Loire Valley in France.
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Cathrin Trost

Climate versus wine | Cathrin Trost

23.01.2020

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Peter Eichhorn

Space for the niche segment Distilled specialities and forgotten classics | Peter Eichhorn

23.01.2020

"I don't know what reception I'm at, but for God's sake, give me a gin and tonic!" A timeless quote attributed to Denis Thatcher, the husband of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. And indeed, a glance into bars and restaurants' refrigerators and back bars proves what a trend factor gin & tonic still has.
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Tiny Bubbles | Paula Redes Sidore and Stuart Pigott

20.01.2020

France’s famous bubbles have for generations reaped the rewards of their reputation as the elite top tier of the global sparkling wine hierarchy. With sparkling wines representing the fastest growing wine category of the last 25 years ...
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Just a Spoonful of Sugar: Dry Innovation in Traditionally Sweet Territory | Paula Redes Sidore and Stuart Pigott

11.11.2019

The film version of Mary Poppins may indeed be best remembered for spooning out saccharine solutions. Yet were the English nanny to encounter her grown-up charges today, a drop of modern dry would just as like be her first choice. And according to the numbers, Mary isn’t alone.
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