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When you're faced with a terrible wine glass

Good glassware can definitely enhance a wine experience, says Robert Joseph. So what's a wine lover to do when a restaurant or other establishment has less than ideal glassware?

Innovating to maintain tradition in Champagne

Émilien Boutillat joined Piper-Heidsieck at a time of rejuvenation. He discusses what's changed and what will never change.

Do commercial wines create wine lovers?

Do big brand wines bring people to the wine category? Or should people be encouraged to bypass them altogether? Felicity Carter asks those in the know.

Is food and wine matching necessary?

What do wine lovers most need to know about food and winematching? Robert Joseph has some thoughts.

US importers stick to the old French wine prices

US wine retailers have maintained their optimism in the face of the tariffs on wine, finds Jeff Siegel. Surprisingly, demand has not yet shifted to other wine categories.

Winemakers warned not to underestimate pace of climate change

Climate change is happening at a rapid clip and winemakers should not wait to adapt, says one wine commentator. He speaks to Felicity Carter.

The economics of ageing wine

What is ageing wine worth, and who should be responsible? Robert Joseph looks at an issue that's far from simple.

How easy is it to get wine into duty free stores?

Robert Joseph looks at what it takes to get a wine on the shelf in Travel Retail.

Selling wine in China outside the top-tier cities

Robert Joseph has been on a tour of China's smaller cities and he has some thoughts on what it takes to sell wine outside Shanghai and Beijing.

Every segment of the wine trade must be sustainable.

Caroline Gilby MW went along to the Future of Wine conference in November, held by Sustainable Wine. She reports on how the issue is impacting the wine industry.

A portrait of the Russian wine consumer

Who drinks wine in Russia? Deloitte have released a new report that takes a detailed look at the Russian alcohol market. Anton Moiseenko reports.

Alto Adige prepares for climate change

At the Aldo Adige Wine Summit, dealing with climate change and invasive pests was on the agenda. Michèle Shah reports.

The future of the French wine industry looks more collegiate

Anne le Naour, the new executive director of CA Grands Crus, tells Richard Woodard that the French wine industry is in for a shake-up.

Producers looking to enter China should temper expectations

A leading member of the Hong Kong wine trade warns that producers are flocking to China with unrealistic expectations. She speaks to Felicity Carter.

Is there such a thing as umami?

Is there such a thing as umami - and can it be detected in wine? If you say "yes", then Roger Morris has some questions for you.