Features

Jedi wine training

How do you train your palate without spending a fortune on wine and travel? Felicity Carter tests the Master the World kit.

The UK market in crisis

An interview with Michael Saunders by Robert Joseph.

Inside the Japanese wine market

Carl Robinson, the CEO of Jeroboam, discusses everything from the impact of Covid on the Japanese wine market to where the next big opportunity lies. Interview by Felicity Carter.
 

Russia's wine renaissance

Igor Serdyuk reports on the most influential people behind the current Russian wine renaissance.

Denmark’s independent wine retailers

The pandemic has had a mixed impact on Denmark’s wine market. While some have suffered terribly, other companies have found unexpected opportunities. Elsebeth Lohfert reports.

A year of comfort wines

Jeff Siegel charts the course of the wines that did well this year in the US market and asks what was so attractive about them.

The mechanisation dilemma

Quality producers want their grapes hand-picked – but labour shortages are looming. Caroline Gilby MW looks at the situation in Eastern Europe.

The red blend juggernaut

Since they burst onto the scene earlier this century, New World red blends have taken the wine world by storm. James Lawrence has the story.

Perspectives on the pandemic fallout

Although a vaccine is finally in sight, the wine trade is still struggling with the fallout from the pandemic. James Lawrence asks four different wine companies how they have been coping, and their plans for the future.