Online sales may drain wine lake

‘Lockdown has changed the minds of many who were hesitant to do everyday shopping online’

14 February 2021 - 00:08 By Arthur Goldstuck

The beleaguered wine industry, pummelled by lockdown restrictions on restaurants and tourism and on-off prohibition of alcohol sales, has been given a lifeline by digital sales and marketing.

However, it remains a case of the glass being half empty as the industry wrestles with the nature of its product, which is at its heart entirely sensory...

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