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These days, one might be forgiven for confusing the candy store and cosmetics counter. What started with sweet-scented lotions and potions has evolved into pumpkin-spice exfoliators, licorice serums and crème brûlée body washes, enough to stock a French patisserie.
Is wine is adapting to the changing consumer? Mintel analyst, Jonny Forsyth, argues that this is currently not the case and that in his country, the UK, the industry is led too much by its own prejudices and mores rather than those of the consumer. The same is probably true for most wine-producing nations.
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