The wine still has the image of a cultural product of the soil : a product made by small producers whose harvest is often done by hand, created in a small cave and sold in a small cooperative. However, this image now seems to be very residual. Indeed, technology permeates each step of the wine production process. From the vine to the glass, it offers the necessary help in improving the experience around wine.
The most impressive technological developments in recent years appears to be the online sale of wine. With a growth of nearly 30 % per year, it will represent nearly 10 % of the wine market in France in 2014. In addition, the significant increase in specialized online shops seems to support the dynamism of this sector. (suite…)