Bulk Bottling

Thanks to its location and technology, Germany has become a hub for bottlers. Felicity Carter pays a visit to a filling line.

The way to the Netherlands

The Netherlands is a tough market to crack, says Robert Joseph, but it’s a good place for competitive suppliers to be.

Keeping it simple

An interview with Brent Marris by Robert Joseph 

The wine co-operative

Co-operatives are the backbone of wine production in many European regions. Darren Smith explains.

Norway’s wine landscape

Norway may be a monopoly market, like its Scandinavian neighbours, but it has its own approach to wine. Liora Levi reports. 

Laser treatment

A physicist with a passion for wine is researching a way to shed light on old problems. Felicity Carter reports.

Perspectives - Argentina

Argentina is the world’s biggest Spanish-speaking nation and the eighth largest in mass. Its recent economic history has been tumultuous, but recent political events appear to be stabilizing the country. It has a population of 43.8m people, many of whom are wine drinkers, thanks to the strong domestic wine industry. How is it as an import market? James Lawrence asks the experts.

Brussels sprouts wine lovers

Belgium may be known for its beer, but Belgians are also partial to wine. Hans Kraak looks at what the Belgians drink and where they buy it from.

How to Sweden

Sweden may be a monopoly market, but there are opportunities for wine producers apart from Systembolaget. Felicity Carter explains.

The price of prestige

The cost of land in some of the world’s most prestigious regions has now separated from the value of the grapes produced. L.M. Archer analyses the situation

True to form

Every wine that’s created has to have its vintage, sugar, alcohol and more recorded. Felicity Carter looks at a new system that promises to streamline the administration.

The Dutch trade up

Long known as a market where low prices rule, there are signs that the Dutch are moving to drink more premium wine. Hans Kraak reports.