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Argentine companies invest heavily in the future

Argentina is undergoing yet more economic turmoil, reports Daniel Lopez Roca. But some of its biggest wine companies believe more investment will unlock export opportunities.

The coming of Penfolds Champagne and Eau d'Sauternes

Penfolds has stirred controversy by launching a Champagne. Robert Joseph looks at how other prestige industries have managed such joint ventures.

Robert Parker retires and it's the end of an era

Wine critic Robert Parker has announced his retirement from The Wine Advocate, the wine guide that helped to transform the wine world. Felicity Carter asks other tastemakers what this means.

François Lurton and the uses of biodynamics

Biodynamics makes economic, as well as environmental, sense according to French wine entrepreneur François Lurton. He talks organic, biodynamic and investing in wine tourism with Felicity Carter.

The appeal of the wine gift

Merchandise is helping to build winery profits. Rebecca Gibb MW reports.

When wine becomes transformative

A new breed of winemaker wants to do more than make good wine. They want to change the world. L.M. Archer reports.

US events worth attending

Liza B. Zimmerman has created a handy roadmap to US wine trade events.

The buyers of Los Angeles

Los Angeles isn’t just the home of Hollywood, but also where wine aficionados are to be found. Jeff Siegel surveys the market.

Who is Who in Ho Chi Minh city

Vietnam’s largest city is on the rise, and its middle class is embracing wine. Debra Meiburg MW puts the wine trade under the microscope.

Attendance at Vinexpo dropped 30%

Vinexpo management have signalled they are willing to make big changes to the Bordeaux fair, after a dramatic fall in visitors. One of those changes includes joining forces with Wine Paris.

Wine trends in Norway

As the climate becomes warmer, Norwegian wine preferences are changing. Liora Levi reports.

Wine Country isn't about wine and it doesn't matter

The new Netflix comedy Wine Country follows five women on a trip to Napa. The wine world does not come out well - but this doesn't matter, says Robert Joseph.

Vinexpo changes its Paris date

Vinexpo has announced that it has changed its 2020 date in Paris. Robert Joseph reflects on the evolution of what was once the world's most prestigious wine trade fair.

Wine trends in Denmark

Danish consumers are some of the most adventurous in the world. Elsebeth Lohfert looks at what they’re drinking at the moment.

The on-trade dilemma

Consumers today can pick up a bottle of wine, scan the bar code and instantly discover its retail price. This is a problem for the on-trade. Robert Joseph weighs in.