Analysis

Slovakia’s quality promise

Bold winemaking, unusual varietals and a flair for natural wines are putting Slovakia on the winemaking map. Darren Smith reports.

The new Greek generation

As Greece begins to emerge from its long financial crisis, Gregory Michailos looks at how the country’s wine industry has survived.

Is the wine industry headed for tough times?

Young people are drinking less. Wine companies are turning to cannabis. Climate change is coming. Felicity Carter and Robert Joseph debate whether the wine world is heading for trouble.

Rioja’s classification conundrum

Like many regions, Rioja has developed a new classification framework. James Lawrence evaluates its chances of success.

Moldovan value

Poor harvests elsewhere in Europe have opened doors for Moldovan wines, as Caroline Gilby MW explains.

Wine companies eye cannabis

Canada’s recent legalisation of cannabis is opening up new possibilities for the wine trade. Jamie Goode reports.