A month in wine

Predicting the top wine trends for 2021

From the rise of virtual tastings to unconventional packaging formats, we examine the trends that took 2020 by storm and are set to continue in 2021.

Winemakers in your living room

Nothing replaces vineyard visits or sharing wine face-to-face. Yet Zoom masterclasses and home tasting kits have allowed wine lovers to support restaurants, wineries and more while expanding their own knowledge.

Richard Halstead, chief operating officer at research group Wine Intelligence, said there was a sense of ‘online finally coming of age’, both in terms of wine sales and education.

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