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Does it matter where a wine is bottled?

Bulk wine shipping means a wine created in one part of the world may be bottled far from home. Does this matter, or is it important for a wine's package to come from its source? Robert Joseph considers the issue.

Make wine great again

Is it possible to make wine the traditional way? Or are people wearing rose coloured glasses about the wines of the past? Robert Joseph ponders historical wines.

What the next wine decade will bring

Robert Joseph makes his bets on how the wine market will change in the next ten years.

Natural wine opens a path to profits

One winery has accelerated growth and profitability after exploring the natural wine scene. Simon Woolf talks to Jan Matthias Klein of Staffelter Hof in the Mosel.

Natural wine opens a path to profits

One winery has accelerated growth and profitability after exploring the natural wine scene. Simon Woolf talks to Jan Matthias Klein of Staffelter Hof in the Mosel.

Time for wine to think differently about social media

Changes are afoot to social media algorithms that will impact the way social media is used. Jeni Port heard all about it at the Wine Media Conference, held in the Hunter Valley.

Wine apps that will make life easier

L.M. Archer does a round-up of wine apps that have proven useful across different wine sectors, from wine production through to sales and marketing.

A defence of industrial wines

Are wines made in volume a bad thing, or are wine geeks simply showing class prejudice? Roger Morris thinks it's the latter. He explains why.

The cost of future proofing the vineyard

If you want to know the shape of things to come, and how much it’s going to cost, asking a pépiniériste is a good start, says Sophie Kevany. 

Time for wine producers to diversify income

Trade wars, falling wine sales and global uncertainty. Everything points to the need for wine producers to find more baskets for their eggs, says Robert Joseph.

Burgundy may not be such a great investment after all

The financial media has claimed that investing in fine wine yields better returns than other asset classes. Andrew Chalk looks at one of these claims and finds it's full of holes.

The critical factor in terroir

It's wrong to focus on soil and climate alone, says Roger Morris. The most critical factor in creating terroir is finding the right grape.

An argument for heavy wine bottles

Robert Joseph keeps hearing that the wine trade should stop producing heavy wine bottles. He offers another point of view.

Holding the family wine business

Succession planning is one of the major issues facing the global wine industry. Felicity Carter looks at how one French winery is handling it.

Wine industy sees climate change as its biggest threat

More than 1,700 members of the worldwide wine trade were surveyed for the latest ProWein Business Report, created in collaboration with Geisenheim University. The results were clear: the wine trade is worried about climate change. Jason Sych looks at the report.