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Vines in Rhineland Pfalz vandalised
Photo by Yuichi Kageyama on Unsplash/These are not the vandalised grapes
[email protected] Fri, 09/18/2020 - 10:30

Owners of a Schweigen winery woke up on Wednesday to find some of their most valuable vines had been sprayed with diesel.

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Proof that old vines add value

Research from the University of Cape Town shows that using old vine fruit earns winemakers more money. This effort to quantify the gains, says Michael Fridjhon, will help keep these treasures alive.
 

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Revolution comes to Burgundy

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The first rung on the winemaking ladder

Roger Morris meets some cellar rats, the interns who travel the world to work vintage, the first step on their winemaking journey.

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In praise of wine typicity

Robert Joseph finds he’s changed his mind on the question of changing wine styles.

What’s the problem with celebrity wines?

Celebrity wines are proliferating on retail shelves. Is this a good or a bad thing? Robert Joseph offers some thoughts.

Wine solves a problem for Hollywood

In a world where cinemas are shuttered and Netflix is cheap, how do you get people to stream new movies? You offer them wine. W. Blake Gray has the story.
 

A clean sweep of the market

A social marketing wine company is spreading the gospel of “Clean-Crafted” wines. Felicity Carter reports.