Inside Drinks Magazine: Market Focus Special Issue – November 2017
In this issue: Caffeine control coffee and colour changing gin, as well as other insights from GlobalData
Terroir terror: how bad weather affects wine quality and quantity
Rain, drought and frost have significantly harmed wine production in France this year. Elliot Gardner finds out how bad conditions can decimate winemakers’ hopes.
September’s top stories: SWA applies for GI status, stevia use increases in food and beverages
Scotch Whisky Association has applied for geographical indication status in New Zealand, and PureCircle has indicated the use of stevia in food and beverages has increased significantly. Drinks-insight-network.com wraps up the key headlines from September 2017.
Earwax and Dandelion sap: what does the world’s most bitter substance taste like?
Bitrex, the world’s most bitter substance, would put a standard pint of ‘bitter’ IPA to shame. Elliot Gardner finds out more about its uses and history.
Could self-serve ‘beer walls’ mean the end for the British Bar tender?
Self-service beverage pumps are being increasingly installed across the UK and Ireland, with the University of Reading being the latest to fit its own ‘beer wall’. Elliot Gardner asks what the impact of the system will be.