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Column - Robert Joseph 

The forgotten valley

The Itata region of Chile, south of Santiago, is the home to some of the country’s oldest vines. Alistair Cooper MW paid a visit.

Romania’s turning point

EU funding has encouraged dozens of wineries to spring up in a short time. What are their chances of success? Felicity Carter goes to find out.

The hurdles of Central Otago

It’s one of New Zealand’s most sought-after regions, finds Jeni Port. But that’s the very thing that makes growing vines there a problem.

Carving a niche in the sparkler market

The Spanish sparkler is one of the world’s great wine styles and yet Cava doesn’t have a premium image. James Lawrence asks whether a new initiative can change things.