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A wine company charts its own destiny

When Brokenwood Winery found itself squeezed by retailers, it decided to steer its own course. Jeni Port looks at what happened next.

A new law will upend winemaking in Russia

Igor Serdyuk looks at the likely impact of the new Russian wine law, which goes into effect later this year.

Tough talk on wine and health

The health lobby is coming for wine, and the wine trade has yet to mount a response. Felicity Carter has some ideas.

How to succeed in British Columbia

Michaela Morris says that British Columbia in Canada is a wine-drinking region open to imports. She explains the way it works.

French wine on demand: the rise of SVOD

The French may not be able to watch their own wine documentaries, says Sophie Kevany, but this hasn’t stopped them attracting the attention of Netflix and Amazon.

Who’s Who in California

California’s wine economy is not only one of the biggest in the world, but it’s a hub of innovation. Jeff Siegel identifies who is who.

Is expensive wine worth the money?

What’s the relationship between price and wine quality – and how can a producer get people to pay more? Robert Joseph attends a tasting that makes him think.

A look at the McLaren Vale

Producers in Australia’s McLaren Vale have been putting their energies into combatting climate change. Jeni Port has the story.