Features

The end of the wine spreadsheet

Winemakers are hit with constant requests for product information. Felicity Carter reports on a better way to answer the demands.

That awkward phase

Do wine regions go through adolescence? Robert Joseph explores the idea.

What keeps the wine tourists coming?

It’s generally more profitable to keep existing customers than acquire new ones. Robin M. Back PhD looks at how one wine tourism investment that inspires return visits.

Vinexpo 2019: A turning point for Europe's fairs

Vinexpo’s visitor numbers plummeted by 30% this year. Felicity Carter asks how the fallout will affect other fairs.

Wine profits at the lower end

When everyone is talking about trading up, why are some wine companies going the other way? Jeff Siegel investigates.

The wine world sees what it wants to see

People see what they want to see, says Robert Joseph. And that could spell trouble for some, including the English sparkling wine industry.

It's time to re-think single origin wines

Transregional and transnational blends of terroir products like coffee can creating exciting new tastes. Robert Joseph asks why can't we try the same thing in wine.

China embraces CHEERS wine

When Claudia Masüger arrived in China with a dozen bottles of wine, she had no idea what was in store. Markus Hungerbühler charts her rise.

Russian wines fit for diplomats

A winery located near a Russian seaside resort has well-connected new owners. Anton Moiseenko pays a visit.