Power lists

The back door approach to the US

Connecting with importers is the fastest way to get a wine onto a US shelf. But, says Roger Morris, there is another way.

Russian wine lovers are flexing their wine palates

The Russian wine market has been in turmoil since the events of 2014. But, says Sergey Panov, the fallout has opened up new opportunities for wine producers.

Spanish wines increase in value

Spanish wines have been some of the cheapest in the world. Barnaby Eales reports that the situation is changing.

Wines off the grid

Making iconic wines and selling them at luxury prices is a challenging feat, especially in obscure regions, yet some wineries are managing it. Roger Morris maps their roads to success.

Who’s Who in Greece

Despite a decade of financial instability, the Greeks have built a thriving wine industry. Grigoris Michailos looks at the people who have helped make this happen.

Japan’s most notable sommeliers

The culture of ‘omakase’, or recommendations, means Japanese sommeliers are a force to be reckoned with. Roddy Ropner explains.

The Dutch communicators

Like everywhere else, old media in the Netherlands is giving way to the new. Cees van Casteren MW introduces the most influential communicators.

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.