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Who is the wine list for?

How much should diners be expected to know about wine? What happens if a diner doesn’t want to engage with a sommelier? Robert Joseph weighs in on a contentious debate.

In praise of French wine glasses

The French bistro practice of serving wine in very basic glasses can annoy wine lovers from elsewhere. But, says Aaron Ayscough, there's a reason for those small glasses.

The glyphosate dilemma

Is glyphosate miraculous or malevolent? Jamie Goode looks at the evidence.

The financial penalty wineries now pay for climate change

Wildfires in California and Australia have played havoc with insurance premiums - and that's only the most obvious financial penalty. Jeni Port reports from Australia on what climate change is costing wineries.

The dirt on wine

John Szabo MS reports that the evidence on soil is in, and it’s time to start telling consumers.

The foundation of Los Chacayes

When François Lurton created his Chacayes wine brand, he never thought it would result in a whole new region. He spoke to Felicity Carter 

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Steps to make wine profitable again

Failure to tackle the health lobby, disengaged consumers and poor management skills are all contributing to problems in the US wine industry, according to Rob McMillan, the author of the Silicon Valley Bank's State of the Wine Industry report. But he thinks there are ways to turn things around.

Time for wine producers to diversify income

Trade wars, falling wine sales and global uncertainty. Everything points to the need for wine producers to find more baskets for their eggs, says Robert Joseph.

Wine apps that will make life easier

L.M. Archer does a round-up of wine apps that have proven useful across different wine sectors, from wine production through to sales and marketing.

The wine tourism network

The Great Wine Capitals network is 20 years old. Roger Morris finds out what it’s all about.