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Soave at the crossroads

Soave is one of the great white wine regions of Italy. But it’s a struggle to get consumers to recognise this. Simon J. Woolf reports.

Tier 1 trends in China

There are signs that engaged Chinese consumers are looking beyond red wines from traditional regions. Jim Boyce reports.

Crunch time in Württemberg

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

The quest to abandon pesticides

As climate change brings more virulent pests, grape growers need alternative pesticides. Sophie Kevany reports on the current options.

Sauvignon Blanc raises Touraine

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

The turnaround conference

Wine2Wine, held in Verona every November, offers practical information for the wine trade. Felicity Carter reports on some interesting sessions.

Rueda’s white wine future

The Spanish region of Rueda is set to capitalise on the international thirst for refreshing white wines. James Lawrence reports.

Perspectives - Ontario

While Ontario is a thriving market for wine, the government-owned Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) has a monopoly on sales. James Lawrence spoke to exporters about what it takes to be successful in this market.

Sicilia en primeur 2019

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

Pressure on Ripasso

Ripasso is a major export earner for Valpolicella, says Elisabetta Tosi. Yet there are signs that it’s becoming a victim of its own success. 

Sicily’s volcanic explosion

Italy’s southern wine region is modernising fast. Wojciech Bońkowski takes a look at the landscape of Sicily.

Success in bulk

If you want to really understand the wine world, suggests Robert Joseph, you need to pay a visit to the World Bulk Wine Exhibition, held in Amsterdam each November.

Does wine fraud matter?

Wine fraud only seems to matter if the wines being counterfeited are well-known labels. Robert Joseph wonders why.

ProWine comes into its own

ProWine Shanghai initially got off to a slow start, reports Robert Joseph. But the 2018 edition marked a turning point.