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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.

The sugar question divides Europe

Tensions over chaptalisation have been reignited by a proposal to exclude the use of sugar in wine labelling and erratic weather linked to climate change, reports Barnaby Eales.

Accolade's sweeping changes

The new owners of Accolade are making fundamental business changes. Jeni Port asks whether these will pay off.

Leaping into a new venture

At a time when other would rest on their laurels, Steve Smith one of New Zealand’s most notable wine people, changes direction and launches a new venture. 

When wine becomes a brand

The theme of this year’s Meininger’s International Wine Conference was ‘wine as a brand’. Felicity Carter went along.

Resurrecting Recantina

Stephen Quinn reports on an autochthonous variety pulled out by Napoleon’s troops, which has refused to retreat.