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Spanish police arrest four in connection with major wine fraud

Spanish police have uncovered a major wine fraud operation, involving up to two million bottles of fake wine. Barnaby Eales reports on the unfolding situation.

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Private label emerges in the US

US retailers have yet to adopt private label in the high-quality way of their European peers. But, as Jeff Siegel reports, that may be about to change.

Wine’s emerging water crisis

As more regions struggle with water shortages, Michelle Bouffard takes a look at one initiative to help conserve this precious resource.

Accolade's sweeping changes

The new owners of Accolade are making fundamental business changes. Jeni Port asks whether these will pay off.

How the modern Champagne bottle was created

There was a time when cellarmasters wore iron masks, to save their faces from exploding glass bottles. And then, an enterprising German changed everything. Barnaby Eales explains.

Russian wines fit for diplomats

A winery located near a Russian seaside resort has well-connected new owners. Anton Moiseenko pays a visit.

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Can Distell turn itself around?

Distell has created a new company for its premium wine assets, reports Michael Fridjhon. Will the new direction lift performance?

Champagne splits into two camps

Struggling small growers woo the Prosecco drinker, while the Grand Marques aim at the one per cent. James Lawrence explains.

When the wine tourists come

Wine tourism can cause issues ranging from choked highways to reputational damage. Jim Clarke looks at how US regions manage the situation.

Land of the long white wine party

Sauvignon NZ 2019 was an eye-opening look into the dynamics of an entire wine industry. Felicity Carter reports.