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How one French producer is navigating the US tariffs

What do you do when you discover that your inexpensive wines are about to be priced out of the market? This was the dilemma facing Quintessential Wines, the US importer of Georges Duboeuf. Andrew Chalk Reports.

The real reason consumers reject Riesling

It's not just that consumers identify it as "too sweet", says Roger Morris. It's also that it's not very food friendly.

Time for wine to think differently about social media

Changes are afoot to social media algorithms that will impact the way social media is used. Jeni Port heard all about it at the Wine Media Conference, held in the Hunter Valley.

Michelin acquires 100% of Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

Editor-in-Chief Lisa Perrotti-Brown has announced that Michelin has acquired Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate.

Every segment of the wine trade must be sustainable.

Caroline Gilby MW went along to the Future of Wine conference in November, held by Sustainable Wine. She reports on how the issue is impacting the wine industry.

Rowan Gormley steps down from Naked Wines

Nick Devlin is to take over as CEO, and then full steam ahead into the US market. Felicity Carter reports.

The artwork for the 2017 Château Mouton Rothschild revealed

"Hallelujah" by French artist Annette Messager is the artwork gracing the label of the 2017 vintage of Château Mouton Rothschild.

Venice's only vineyard flooded by historic high waters

The only vineyard in Venice, Venissa, has been inundated with water. Roger Morris reports.

Why Australian wine is so successful in China

Jim Boyce takes a close look at Australian wine in China and concludes that there's more to its success than the usual explanations.

Is wine premiumisation a doom loop?

Damien Wilson, of Sonoma State University, has a warning for the US wine industry: wine premiumisation can be a path to ruin. He explains why.

Selling wine in China outside the top-tier cities

Robert Joseph has been on a tour of China's smaller cities and he has some thoughts on what it takes to sell wine outside Shanghai and Beijing.

Red wine launched into space

A Bordeaux-based enterprise has launched a dozen bottles of fine red wine into space. Sophie Kevany finds out why.

The sham of authentic winemaking

If authenticity in winemaking is so important, then shouldn’t it mean something? Roger Morris thinks the word "authentic" has become meaningless.

A truck tips over and a fine white wine is spilled

A portion of the latest release of Mullineux's Old Vines White was lost in an accident last week. But, says Mullineux, they have enough left to meet all their allocations.

French wine organisations reject Dry January

After French wine groups heard a rumour that the French Minister for Health intended to introduce Dry January to France, they were swift to react. Sophie Kevany reports.