Fair Trade Wine

Fairtrade wine may have some way to go to catch up with flagship Fairtrade categories like coffee, tea and bananas, but it is showing growth across a number of markets, and strategists believe that as the sector scales up reservations raised by some wine critics over the quality of the wines will diminish. Ben Cooper reports.

Taking Fairtrade wine to the next level

3 July 2008

Fairtrade wine may have some way to go to catch up with flagship Fairtrade categories like coffee, tea and bananas, but it is showing growth across a number of markets, and strategists believe that as the sector scales up reservations raised by some wine critics over the quality of the wines will diminish. Ben Cooper reports.

UK: UK consumer confidence in wine "a concern" - research

22 May 2008

UK consumer confidence in wine is becoming a more pressing concern, as commodity costs continue to rise, according to industry chiefs speaking at the London International Wine Fair yesterday (21 May).

NORWAY: Fair Trade cola launched in Norway

15 February 2008

Friends Fair Trade Norge (FFTN) has rolled out Ubuntu Cola in Norway, with the product becoming the first certified Fair Trade beverage brand to be launched in the country.

Comment - The Losh Cause – Fairtrade wine has a fair way to go

15 November 2007

Chris Losh attended three UK wine trade events this week and found that the most interesting and perhaps the most important – a tasting of Fairtrade wines – attracted the poorest turnout, indicating that the trade is yet to wake up to the significance and opportunities offered by the growing interest in Fairtrade products.

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