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Buyers in the UK market

Despite the prospect of Brexit, the UK remains a significant market. James Lawrence identifies the major buyers.

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.

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.

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.

That awkward phase

Do wine regions go through adolescence? Robert Joseph explores the idea.

Resurrecting Recantina

Stephen Quinn reports on an autochthonous variety pulled out by Napoleon’s troops, which has refused to retreat.

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.

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.

It's time to give Moscato some respect

It may be sweet and simple, but it's opening doors for new drinkers. Robert Joseph says the wine trade should show Moscato some love.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.