Features

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.

Can Distell turn itself around?

Distell has created a new company for its premium wine assets, reports Michael Fridjhon. Will the new direction lift performance?

Wine with bats

Liliac in Romania is drawing on its Transylvanian heritage to help sell its wine. But Dracula is nowhere to be seen. Caroline Gilby MW reports.

Wine relationship brokers

The US may be the most lucrative wine market in the world, but it’s also one of the most difficult. Liza B. Zimmerman consults the relationship consultants.