These are good times for sparkling wine producers – as long as they’re not Champenoise, who are watching as consumers turn to alternatives. Giles Fallowfield reports on what’s happening and how Project 2030 may turn things around.
Sales of sweet wine have tumbled across many categories in recent decades. James Lawrence reports on how Sauternes, the world’s most famous sweet-wine-producing region, is finding dry wines can help the bottom line.
The wine trade may think buttery Chardonnays are as out of fashion as vinyl records, but Richard Woodard says that some consumers still love them, while others are discovering the new generation wines.