D.I.G. will use Blockchain for wine distribution in China

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DIG wine importers in China, Blockchain

D.I.G. will use Blockchain for wine distribution in China D.I.G. stands for Shanghai Waigaoqiao Direct Imported Goods Ltd. It plans to use Blockchain technology for imported wine distribution in China, concentrating on safety and counterfeiting issues. It looks like the predictions made in my earlier articles are already bearing fruit! I think it’s incredibly exciting. D.I.G. has partnered up with Shanghai-based Blockchain …

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Ten Wine Scandals – Should Have Gone To Blockchain

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Scandals - Should Have Gone To Blockchain

Ten Wine Scandals – Should Have Gone To Blockchain Since my first Blockchain article, there’s been lots of interest in the potential of using this emerging technology in the wine industry, especially to guarantee wine origins, safety and quality. In this article, I suggest that Blockchain could be the solution to prevent future wine scandals. Rules and regulations There are lots of …

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Indie Wine Merchants – #1, Wines With Attitude

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Wines With Attitude

Indie Wine Merchants – #1, Wines With Attitude I’ve meant to start reviewing Independent Wine Merchants for some time. These specialist wine businesses may be bricks, they may be clicks, or they might be both. The first to feature here is a young company, Wines With Attitude. But first, a preamble. Why Independents are worth your time and money It has long …

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Ambrosus – from Farm to Fork with Blockchain

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Ambrosus - Farm to Fork

Ambrosus – from Farm to Fork with Blockchain A few weeks ago, I wrote a speculative article on how Blockchain technology will revolutionise the wine industry. You can read about that here. In so doing, this article attracted lots of interest and attention from the Blockchain community. So much so that it ended up going to number one in the Google …

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The future of the wine industry will be Blockchain

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Blockchain

The future of the wine industry will be Blockchain Disruption. A much-overused business word. Every new product, service and start-up we are assured, is disruptive. It’s the game-changer, the holy grail. Yeah, right. Well, the Blockchain probably is. A couple of years ago I studied a new technology called the Blockchain, on behalf of the Financial Services Industry. I was …

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Corks Out! Diam Bouchage fight back

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Corks Out! DIAM Bouchage fight back

Corks Out! Diam Bouchage fight back Hands up who has had a bottle of corked wine? Ok, that’s most of you. And I don’t mean wine with a few bits of cork floating in it. It’s the awful smell and taste of musty or mouldy cardboard. The culprit is TCA, short for 2,4,6-Trichloroanisole. It forms when airborne bacteria and fungi …

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Wine Value – why you should trade up

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Trade Up - Wine Value Infographic

Wine Value – why you should trade up This infographic from The Wine Society above is the best one that I’ve ever seen that demonstrates why it’s well worth spending a just a little more on your bottle of wine when buying retail. It’s time to trade up and get more value for money! These are days of austerity, especially when …

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