Analysis

The EU threatens organic viticulture

At the end of this year, the EU must decide whether to reapprove the use of copper in organic farming. Darren Smith reports.

Banana peel economics

Column - Robert Joseph

At the limits

Marlborough, home to one of the world’s most successful commercial styles, has now been planted up to its limits. Jamie Goode asks what happens next.

Glory days

The once glorious wines of Tokaj were all but destroyed by the communists, says Caroline Gilby MW. Nearly 30 years later, a new direction has emerged.
 

Inside the Maipo Valley

Chile’s most significant wine region is working hard to raise the image of Chilean wines. Marcela Burgos reports.

An undiscovered gem

Modern winemaking is unlocking the potential of Sagrantino, writes Michèle Shah. But it remains a hard sell.

Among the giants

South Africa’s boutique producers generate tremendous excitement, yet that doesn’t represent the whole story, says James Lawrence.

The big shift

A demographic change is happening that will not only upend the wine industry, but Europe’s economic landscape. Felicity Carter tries to find out more.

The hardest handover

Wine businesses across the world are facing questions of how and when to pass the business on to the next generation, says Rebecca Gibbs.

Cape of good hopes

International investors have been seeking high-end wine estates for their portfolios and now they’ve turned their sights on South Africa. Michael Fridjhon reports.