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Issue 5, 2019

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Inside the Colchagua Valley in Chile

The Colchagua Valley in Chile is the home of some of Chile’s most iconic wineries. Marcela Burgos explores the region.

Les Grands Chais de France buys Burgundy negociant

Les Grands Chais de France, one of France's biggest wine companies, has bought a Burgundy negociant.

Advice on doing wine business in Australia

James Lawrence interviews four experts to get a panoramic view of working with the Australian wine market.

The wine buyers of the Netherlands

The Dutch economy is booming and people have more money to spend, says Cees van Casteren MW. He reveals the buyers who are supplying the wine.

Young Brazilians take to wine

Brazil, one of the world’s largest economies, is slowly emerging from an economic crisis, a glass of wine in hand. Marcelo Copello reports.

The sparkling way of Henkell Freixenet

An interview with Dr Andreas Brokemper, CEO of Henkell Freixenet, by Felicity Carter.

France tries an alternative to organic

While there is an urgent environmental need to reduce pesticides, not every vigneron can go organic. Olivier Thery looks at the HVE alternative.

The online challenge for wine

Felicity Carter pays a visit to HAWESKO, Germany’s number one online wine retailer, to hear more about its digital strategy.

Inside China’s digital wine fortress

Do you know your two micros from your one shake? If not, Janet Wang is here to guide you through China’s digital wine economy.

Coffee with a dash of wine

Why are natural wines appearing in coffee bars worldwide? Simon J. Woolf goes looking for answers.

Do commercial wines create wine lovers?

Do big brand wines bring people to the wine category? Or should people be encouraged to bypass them altogether? Felicity Carter asks those in the know.

The pink of ambition

Gérard Bertrand has launched a wildly expensive and ambitious rosé. Robert Joseph looks at the man behind the label.

Inside Simple, Russia's biggest wine business

Russia’s Simple is not just a wine importer, writes Sergey Panov. It’s an interconnected series of brands that support and reinforce one another.

In vino, Vérité

Jess Jackson dreamed of making a world-class California Merlot. His French partner, Pierre Seillan, had his sights set even higher. Together, Roger Morris writes, they surpassed expectations.