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Natural wine at home in Japan

Although Japan is one of the world’s most competitive markets, natural wine is finding open doors. Simon J. Woolf reports.

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.

Wine relationship brokers

The US may be the most lucrative wine market in the world, but it’s also one of the most difficult. Liza B. Zimmerman consults the relationship consultants.

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.

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.

Vinexpo 2019: A turning point for Europe's fairs

Vinexpo’s visitor numbers plummeted by 30% this year. Felicity Carter asks how the fallout will affect other fairs.

The coming of Penfolds Champagne and Eau d'Sauternes

Penfolds has stirred controversy by launching a Champagne. Robert Joseph looks at how other prestige industries have managed such joint ventures.

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.

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.

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.

Can Distell turn itself around?

Distell has created a new company for its premium wine assets, reports Michael Fridjhon. Will the new direction lift performance?

Wine break for coffee makers

Coffee and wine have a lot in common. Anton Moiseenko looks at how the Illy family are investing in both.

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.

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.