Analysis

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.

The sobriety shock

Alcohol consumption is falling across all categories, finds Sophie Kevany. If this continues, will the wine trade be ready?

A disastrous year for wine

The world’s vineyards were struck by fires, frost and drought in 2017, sharply reducing production. Liza B. Zimmerman asks what it means for supply.

Water woes

As climate change brings heat and drought, the wine industry is responding with irrigation. Michelle Bouffard asks how sustainable that really is.