Styles & Regions

Is oenology the best policy?

French insurance companies and other financial institutions are gambling on domaines and châteaux. Roger Morris reports

Inside Chianti Classico

One of Italy’s most historic wine regions is rediscovering its heritage. Elisabetta Tosi explains.

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.

Cava's trial separation

A group of Cava producers decided to break away from the DO and create their own association. James Lawrence looks at the complicated birth of Corpinnat.

What's the future for wine crossover styles?

Wines aged in bourbon barrels and wine-flavoured beers are appearing on shelves. Jeff Siegel explores the wine crossover.

Australia’s great red wine hope

Penfolds Bin 389, a blend of Cabernet and Shiraz, is a hit in China. Jeni Port asks what this augurs for other Australian producers.

Crunch time in Württemberg

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

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.

Natural wine's divide

An argument is going on within the natural wine community over the merits of glou-glou. Simon Woolf explains.

The backyard Côte d’Or

Silicon Valley’s technology barons are leading a winemaking renaissance in their backyard. Roger Morris reports

Regenerative agriculture in Bordeaux

Felicity Carter pays Domaine Émile Grelier a visit to see the future of viticulture.

Sicilia en primeur 2019

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

Wine with bats

Liliac in Romania is drawing on its Transylvanian heritage to help sell its wine. But Dracula is nowhere to be seen. Caroline Gilby MW 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. 

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.