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Who’s Who of Guangzhou

Guangzhou is an important port city situated to the northwest of Hong Kong. It’s also a key Chinese market for wine. Debra Meiburg MW reports.

Meet Ontario’s wine buyers

Canada can be a lucrative place to do business. Michaela Morris explains how the country’s biggest market works and who its buyers are.

Who’s Who in Germany

Germany has one of the world’s most stable economies, and is a key player and important influencer in the wine industry. Wolfgang Fassbender reports.

The back door approach to the US

Connecting with importers is the fastest way to get a wine onto a US shelf. But, says Roger Morris, there is another way.

Russian wine lovers are flexing their wine palates

The Russian wine market has been in turmoil since the events of 2014. But, says Sergey Panov, the fallout has opened up new opportunities for wine producers.

Sicily’s volcanic explosion

Italy’s southern wine region is modernising fast. Wojciech Bońkowski takes a look at the landscape of Sicily.

Pressure on Ripasso

Ripasso is a major export earner for Valpolicella, says Elisabetta Tosi. Yet there are signs that it’s becoming a victim of its own success. 

The art of Insta success

If your wine brand targets Millennials, Instagram is now an essential marketing tool, writes Rebecca Gibb MW.

Success in bulk

If you want to really understand the wine world, suggests Robert Joseph, you need to pay a visit to the World Bulk Wine Exhibition, held in Amsterdam each November.

How to captivate a wine audience

How, exactly, do you tell a good wine story? Felicity Carter speaks to a masterful storyteller.

ProWine comes into its own

ProWine Shanghai initially got off to a slow start, reports Robert Joseph. But the 2018 edition marked a turning point.

Perspectives - Ontario

While Ontario is a thriving market for wine, the government-owned Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) has a monopoly on sales. James Lawrence spoke to exporters about what it takes to be successful in this market.

A new fair for Paris

The first edition of Wine Paris opened its doors in early February. Felicity Carter went along to check the pulse.

The quest to abandon pesticides

As climate change brings more virulent pests, grape growers need alternative pesticides. Sophie Kevany reports on the current options.

A giant casts a shadow

A new free trade agreement will strengthen Australia´s hold on China´s wine market. But despite the close ties, says Jeni Port, the relationship does not always run smoothly.