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.

Fusion wine has its place

Wine blends built on unusual combinations, or from grapes taken across different regions, have a long tradition, says Robert Joseph. Maybe it's time to take them seriously once again.

The price of water

How much would you pay for 1,000 litres of water? A dollar? Does that sound reasonable? Robert Joseph looks at the cost of turning water into wine.

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.

A sweet wine revelation that may prove bitter

From 2021, wine producers who sell their wines in the EU will have to reveal their ingredients. Robert Joseph has a few thoughts on what this might mean.

Chilean wine producers head south

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

Climate change comes for oak

Like other plants, oak trees are being affected by climate change. But, as Jim Clarke reports, good research is hard to find.

What are US importers looking for?

Heading to ProWein to meet with a US importer? Or are you trying to establish a relationship another way? Roger Morris investigates the best approach.

Constellation's sell-off means more consolidation

This week, Constellation announced that it had sold 30 of its low-end wine and spirits brand to Gallo. What does this say about the US market? Jeff Siegel offers an analysis.

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.

Inside the Chengdu wine fair

The Chengdu wine fair isn't just one event, but many. Robert Joseph gets into a taxi and heads out to take a look.

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 art of Insta success

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

Ingenious ways to reuse bottles instead of recycling them

To tackle the problem of bottles ending in landfill, many European regions are turning to reuse. Barnaby Eales reports.