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Private label emerges in the US

US retailers have yet to adopt private label in the high-quality way of their European peers. But, as Jeff Siegel reports, that may be about to change.

Wine’s emerging water crisis

As more regions struggle with water shortages, Michelle Bouffard takes a look at one initiative to help conserve this precious resource.

Accolade's sweeping changes

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

How the modern Champagne bottle was created

There was a time when cellarmasters wore iron masks, to save their faces from exploding glass bottles. And then, an enterprising German changed everything. Barnaby Eales explains.

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.

What's the point of wine evangelism?

It's one thing to try and engage people with wine, says Robert Joseph. But it's quite another to think that everybody has an inner wine lover who just needs to be liberated.

Chilean wine producers head south

A cooler climate is drawing innovative producers to the south of Chile, reports Marcela Burgos.

Robert Joseph recounts his failures

Yesterday, Robert Joseph was awarded the Innovations Award by Vinventions, part of the Born Digital Wine Awards, for his contribution to the wine industry over many years. Here, he recalls what he's learned from failure.

Talking decision making with Jean-Guillaume Prats

Felicity Carter speaks to Jean-Guillaume Prats the CEO of DBR (Lafite), about the challenges of balancing innovation and tradition, and how to make business decisions.

China embraces CHEERS wine

When Claudia Masüger arrived in China with a dozen bottles of wine, she had no idea what was in store. Markus Hungerbühler charts her rise.

Where's the Riesling?

Whose responsibility is it to get consumers to try things? Should supermarkets be trying to widen their customers' tastes? Robert Joseph weighs in.

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.

François Lurton and the uses of biodynamics

Biodynamics makes economic, as well as environmental, sense according to French wine entrepreneur François Lurton. He talks organic, biodynamic and investing in wine tourism with Felicity Carter.

Why wine needs branding

Should wine be judged solely on its merits? Is that even possible? Robert Joseph says it's not, and explains why wine needs brands and marketing.

Russian wines fit for diplomats

A winery located near a Russian seaside resort has well-connected new owners. Anton Moiseenko pays a visit.