Recessionary headwinds have accelerated underlying trends and reversed established drivers of the global wine industry. As the slow and uncertain ascent out of the fiscal maelstrom begins to take shape, Euromonitor International's latest global briefing, 'Global Wine: Challenges and Opportunities Facing the Wine Industry', provides the analysis and the tools necessary to navigate the highly fragmented and increasingly competitive international wine market. Alcoholic drinks analyst Spiros Malandrakis investigates.