Analysis

A sweet wine revelation that may prove bitter

From 2021, wine producers who sell their wines in the EU will have to reveal their ingredients. Robert Joseph has a few thoughts on what this might mean.

Constellation's sell-off means more consolidation

This week, Constellation announced that it had sold 30 of its low-end wine and spirits brand to Gallo. What does this say about the US market? Jeff Siegel offers an analysis.

The price of water

How much would you pay for 1,000 litres of water? A dollar? Does that sound reasonable? Robert Joseph looks at the cost of turning water into wine.

Chilean wine producers head south

A cooler climate is drawing innovative producers to the south of Chile, reports Marcela Burgos.

Rueda’s white wine future

The Spanish region of Rueda is set to capitalise on the international thirst for refreshing white wines. James Lawrence reports.

Sicily’s volcanic explosion

Italy’s southern wine region is modernising fast. Wojciech Bońkowski takes a look at the landscape of Sicily.

Perspectives - Ontario

While Ontario is a thriving market for wine, the government-owned Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) has a monopoly on sales. James Lawrence spoke to exporters about what it takes to be successful in this market.

A new fair for Paris

The first edition of Wine Paris opened its doors in early February. Felicity Carter went along to check the pulse.

The quest to abandon pesticides

As climate change brings more virulent pests, grape growers need alternative pesticides. Sophie Kevany reports on the current options.

A giant casts a shadow

A new free trade agreement will strengthen Australia´s hold on China´s wine market. But despite the close ties, says Jeni Port, the relationship does not always run smoothly.

On being negative about wine

Robert Joseph says it's not negativity to worry about the health of the wine industry - it's a matter of urgency.

Wines they are a changin’

There’s something I guess one could call the Bob Dylan instant. The moment at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival that shocked and outraged fans...

Column - Robert Joseph 

The South trades up

Co-ops moving into brands, producers opening their doors to wine tourists. Felicity Carter finds the southern end of the Rhône is buzzing.

A crisis transforms the Southern Rhône

Falling sales. Vines uprooted. Growers leaving their land. Felicity Carter finds out how one French region rejuvenated itself.