Analysis

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.

The Port turnaround

Premium Port sales are rising in the US market, says Jim Clarke. He goes hunting for the reason why.

Towards a new prosecco

While consumers may know Prosecco as an off-dry, fruity fizz, new styles are emerging. Giles Fallowfield took a look.

EU initiatives on climate change

Wine communities across Europe are already feeling the impact of climate change. Sophie Kevany looks at the EU’s response.

Constellation moves on up

Constellation, the world’s second-largest wine company, is selling its lower-level wines and investing in cannabis. But will anybody buy the lower-tier brands? Jeff Siegel reports.