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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.

Crunch time in Württemberg

One of Germany’s largest wine regions is grappling with change. Clemens Gerke reports.

Inside Taipei's wine market

Debra Meiburg MW takes a look at what’s happening in wine in Taiwan’s capital city.

The wine buyers of Japan

Japan’s wine market is significant, but stalling. This makes its buyers extremely powerful. Roddy Ropner reports

The days of scores are numbered

Scores have driven sales in the US market for two decades or more but, says Jeff Siegel, there are signs their dominance is coming to an end.

Sicilia en primeur 2019

Felicity Carter visits Syracuse to hear about Sicilian wine and to taste the latest vintage. 

New grapes in old French regions

The first steps are already being taken to introduce new, climate-appropriate grapes in French regions. Roger Morris reports.

The overlooked wine demographic

Women over 40 are one of the most lucrative of all consumer demographics and yet they are being ignored by most wine marketers. Charlotte Hey wants to know why

The appeal of the wine gift

Merchandise is helping to build winery profits. Rebecca Gibb MW reports.

No- and low-alcohol wine in the US

The numbers, say analysts, are there for anyone who wants to read them. US consumers are drinking less and are looking for lower-alcohol products. Jeff Siegel reports.

The on-trade dilemma

Consumers today can pick up a bottle of wine, scan the bar code and instantly discover its retail price. This is a problem for the on-trade. Robert Joseph weighs in.

Advice on entering the wine market of South Korea

James Lawrence interviews four wine experts who reveal the secrets to thriving in the South Korean wine market.

Is it better to go with a big or small US wine distributor?

The big US distributors are merging. But, says Jim Clarke, this has opened opportunities with small distributors that smaller brands should consider.

Russians grapple with a new excise tax

After importers exploited a loophole meant to help Russian wine producers, the Russian Finance Ministry stepped in. Igor Serdyuk reports.

Sauvignon Blanc raises Touraine

AOP Touraine is on the rise, thanks to ever-increasing demand for Sauvignon Blanc. Rebecca Gibb MW explores the region.