Features

Liv-Ex's best fine wine performer

Liv-Ex, a global marketplace for the wine trade based in London, has published its Liv-Ex Power 100 that ranks the 100 best performing wines in the fine wine trade. The report is produced in conjunction with The Drinks Business magazine.

The great wine can shortage

Is there a shortage of cans for wine? Or is it just speculation? Jeff Siegel unwraps the mystery.

The fine wine private label

Cameron Hughes has done something unthinkable – made fine wine private labels and reinvented how consumers buy wine. Jeff Siegel has the story.
 

A new approach to wine history

Fancy seeing your wine estate written up by some of the world’s most authoritative wine writers, turned into a book that people will want to read, and bound between beautiful covers? Adam Lechmere reports on a new enterprise that is making it happen.
 

How 2020 changed our wine social life

It was a dreadful year for the international wine trade and yet, says Robert Joseph, it glimmered with one silver lining.

What the book trade can teach wine

The book trade has had a difficult time in the pandemic, but some of their solutions may be applicable to wine, says Robert Joseph.
 

Natural wine labels on the borderline

Natural winemakers have long sought attention with risqué wine labels. But where is the border between bawdy fun and outright misogyny on a wine label? Aaron Ayscough asks the winemakers. 
 

Is Burgundy hot or not?

This weekend’s Hospices de Beaune auction saw buying records smashed, and a result that was the second best in the event’s history. But, elsewhere, the price of Burgundy is falling. What’s going on? Felicity Carter takes a look.