Power lists

Who’s Who in Tuscany

Tuscany is not only Italy’s premier wine-producing region but also a buzzing market and popular tourist destination. Wojciech Bońkowski looks at the main players.

Russia, with love

Café Pushkin in Moscow is an institution. Anton Moiseenko meets the sommeliers behind it.

Sommeliers and rock stars

Sweden’s sommeliers are recognised as some of the best in the world. They’re also highly influential. L.M. Archer asks them what makes them tick.

How To Germany

Germany is the world’s biggest wine import market. But it’s fragmented and complex. Felicity Carter untangles it.

Who’s who in Bordeaux

While other regions fall in and out of favour, Bordeaux retains its allure. Sophie Kevany identifies its pivotal people.

All the wine in California

The fifth biggest economy in the world is known for its technology, movie stars and wine. Liza B. Zimmerman looks at what the locals drink.

The future of international markets

A study done by Simone Loose, Evelyn Pabst and  Gergely Szolnoki from the Department of Wine and Beverage Business Research, Geisenheim University. 

Myths about the Chinese market

MW candidate Lin Liu has listened once too often as people have traded bad information about the Chinese market. Now she wants to set the record straight.

The Dievole in the detail

The work being done at Villa Dievole in Chianti Classico shows the path to the future. Felicity Carter paid a visit.

The UK wine communicators

The demise of the wine critic has been over-reported, in the UK at least, where wine communicators are still influential. James Lawrence names the important names.

The wine bottler

Rebecca Gibb MW pays a visit to an unlikely wine powerhouse – the Lanchester Group, based in northeast England.

Spanish touchstone

Olé Imports, founded by a student with no wine experience, is changing the way American consumers approach Spain. Jeff Siegel reports.

Inside Felton Road

Jeni Port meets Nigel Greening, the ad man who turned Felton Road into one of the hottest wine properties in the cool climate area of Otago, New Zealand.

The wine party

Some wine companies are finding success by taking their wines into consumers’ homes and holding tastings. Robert Joseph reports.

The Pied Piper of Franc

Before Lodovico Antinori sold Ornellaia to Robert Mondavi in 2002, he was already well into his next big idea, Biserno. Today, Roger Morris reports, Antinori is helping make Cabernet Franc the top red grape of Maremma.