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Domaines Barons de Rothschild to release first Chinese wine

DBR has announced the September launch of their new prestige Chinese wine.

Russia looks at ban on Georgian wines

Tensions are once again flaring between Tbilisi and Moscow, with wine caught in the middle. Eugene Gerden reports.

When is wine judgement more than just opinion?

When faced with an unfamiliar or new style of wine, what is the fairest way for a wine professional to respond? Robert Joseph gets into an argument.

How the Supreme Court decision could upend the US wine market

The US wine market has been fragmented and difficult to navigate thanks to its three-tier sales system. A recent Supreme Court ruling may make life easier for US wine retailers - but could make life harder for wineries that rely on DtC sales. Liza B. Zimmerman reports.

Europe's heatwave cooks French vines

Europe's late June heatwave shattered temperature records, closed schools and put medical services on high alert. It also cooked French vines, as Sophie Kevany reports.

Write your way to an all-inclusive trip to Hungary

The Hungarian Web Writing Awards are open once again. Submit your work and be in with a chance to spend four days immersed in Hungary's landscapes and wines.

Seven new grapes approved in historic Bordeaux AOC vote

The Bordeaux and Bordeaux Supérieur wine producers’ syndicate has approved the use of seven new grape varieties, in an attempt to grapple with climate change. Sophie Kevany reports.

Germany’s Best of Riesling 2019 results announced

This year, 2,445 Rieslings from around the world were judged at Germany's Best of Riesling competition.

Casella receives serious sales offers

Casella Family Brands, the producers of Yellow Tale, have been approached to sell. It's another example of the turmoil happening at the commercial end of the wine market.

Bellavista named partner of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants Award

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Award is one of the most important events on the culinary calendar. Bellavista from Franciacorta in Italy has become a partner.

wine2wine puts out a call for speakers

Are you an expert in your field? Can you present in an engaging way and keep an audience interested? If so, apply to be a speaker at wine2wine, the forum that takes place in Verona each November.

Buyers in the UK market

Despite the prospect of Brexit, the UK remains a significant market. James Lawrence identifies the major buyers.

What's the future for wine crossover styles?

Wines aged in bourbon barrels and wine-flavoured beers are appearing on shelves. Jeff Siegel explores the wine crossover.

Australia’s great red wine hope

Penfolds Bin 389, a blend of Cabernet and Shiraz, is a hit in China. Jeni Port asks what this augurs for other Australian producers.

Crunch time in Württemberg

One of Germany’s largest wine regions is grappling with change. Clemens Gerke reports.