Analysis

Cutting out the middle

Further consolidation within the wholesaler segment of the US market could mean less opportunity for mid-sized wineries. Jeff Siegel reports.

ALDI makes a play for USA

ALDI, the German discounter, has shaken up the market wherever it’s gone. And now it’s taking on the US. Liza B. Zimmerman reports.

The protection of Pinot Grigio

It’s difficult to protect a wine when it’s sold by variety. Elisabetta Tosi looks at a new measure being taken to define Italian Pinot Grigio.

The shipping news

US consumers who order wine online are getting stung with high freight charges. Panos Kakaviatos asks why.

Time to talk cold, hard cash

Column - Robert Joseph 

On the Rive bank

A new wave of Proseccos is emerging, carrying the name ‘Rive’ on the label. Anton Moiseenko finds out more.

Poland’s wine regions emerge

Once considered unsuitable for the grapevine, Poland’s wines are now grabbing international attention. Wojciech Bońkowski reports on an unexpected development. 

Old grapes, new barriers

Replanting autochthonous varieties isn’t just time consuming and expensive. As Languedoc-Roussillon growers are discovering, there are legal barriers as well. Simon Woolf reports.