Events

The spirit of Tuscany

The Frescobaldi family has been making wine for more than 700 years, an achievement recognised at the Meininger Award 2017. Felicity Carter reports.

Celebrating Australia Day

The room was buzzing at the latest Australia Day tasting, as artisan and premium winemakers showcased their wares. Felicity Carter had a taste.

Wine heads to the party

India’s SulaFest, organised by a major Indian winery, now attracts more than 10,000 people. Robert Joseph went along.

Wine innovation

Meininger’s Wine Business International sponsored the Trailblazers competition at Wine Vision 2016. Robert Joseph reports on the results.

Natural wine becomes mainstream

In a few short years, natural wine has gone from being a hotly contested curiosity to a mainstream category. Natural wine fairs now draw thousands of interested consumers. Treve Ring pays RAW a visit.

Romania’s Robin Hood

Caroline Gilby MW participates in the ROvinHUd wine fair in Romania, which is set up and run by members of the disability rights charity Ceva de Spus.

A hidden gem

The VinCE wine show is a chance for the wine trade to uncover a new generation of wines from a part of Europe that deserves more attention. Darrel Joseph took a look.

The digital conversation

The annual Digital Wine Communications Conference brought together wine lovers and communicators of all kinds, found Robert Joseph. He found the focus firmly on wine.

The evolution of London’s fair

The London Wine Fair has been a national event, an international event, and now a national event again. Robert Joseph charts its changing fortunes and asks where it’s going next.

The good, the bad, the ugly

There is no wine topic as guaranteed to get people shouting at one another as the merits of artisanal winemaking, whether that be biodynamic, organic or natural. Felicity Carter went to hear a seminar at Vinitaly that thrashed out what it means to be artisanal.

Wine’s digital future

This year’s Meininger’s International Wine Conference, held at the Düsseldorf InterContinental the day before ProWein, looked at how the Internet is changing retail landscape. Felicity Carter reports.

Notes from the 2014 Meininger Conference

The day before ProWein 2014, delegates gathered at Meininger Conference, held at the InterContinental Hotel in Düsseldorf, to hear experts discuss how best to approach the German market. Felicity Carter reports.