Power lists

Ten years a tax-free wine haven

It’s been a decade since Hong Kong took the radical step of dropping duty on wine. Sarah Heller MW looks at how the wine scene has evolved.

Wine from the mine

A disused silver mine has become a cellar for one of Italy’s most notable white wines. Stephen Quinn goes underground to find out more.

History written in Rhône

E. Guigal in the Rhône Valley has always been a pioneer – and there are more projects on the drawing board. Felicity Carter speaks to Philippe Guigal.

Who is Who in Chile

After decades of resting on its laurels, Chile is reinventing itself as a new generation of winemakers gets to work. Eduardo Brethauer reports

Who’s Who in South Korea

South Korea is one of the biggest and most stable economies in Asia with a population that’s increasingly embracing wine. Debra Meiburg MW reports.

The breakthrough brands

There are brands that have defined the wine market. Maybe they brought a whole new group of consumers to wine. Maybe they changed the way that a category of wine was made. Maybe they opened up a new niche. Here, in the first of our two-part series, is a look at the brands that broke through.

Wine made for a party

A new wine Spanish wine venture is speaking to Millennials in their own language. Barnaby Eales reports.

China’s top influencers

When Chinese consumers want to know more about wine, they don’t turn to magazines. Debra Meiburg MW introduces the country’s true influencers.

The communal winery

The Madeira Wine Institute has created a novel scheme to help still wine production flourish on the island. Rui Falcão reports.

Russian influence

Despite severe restrictions on the dissemination of information about alcohol, Russia still has some influencers. Anton Moiseenko reports.

Poland’s wine communicators

The world’s exporters are increasingly interested in the growing Polish wine market. Wojciech Bońkowski introduces the communicators connecting the public to wine.

Who’s Who New York

The power players of New York are a tough crowd. But if you want to put your wines on the menu of the Big Apple, you need to know who they are. Jeff Siegel reveals all.

The Brutal approach to wine

An innovative wine distributor has created a bar that is helping to change the wine landscape of Barcelona. Barnaby Eales reports.

Grupo Peñaflor’s future is premium

Moving into premium segments is an urgent task for Argentina’s producers. Jürgen Mathäß reports on how the biggest player is doing it.

Who is Who Argentina

After years of crisis, Argentina’s economy is finally stabilising. Daniel López Roca surveys the new wine landscape.