Features

Speaking of the land

Rebecca Gibb MW looks at the thorny issue of cultural appropriation in wine marketing in New Zealand.

Who’s Who in Austria

Austria may be a small country, but its wines have made a big impact on the world of wine. Julia Sevenich reveals the people behind the industry

Changes in consumption

The news about consumer behaviour during the pandemic has been contradictory, with the media reporting surging online wine sales alongside stories about people giving up drinking altogether. James Lawrence talks to retailers and distributors in Europe, to get their perspectives.

The end of the sommelier?

Roger Morris looks at the plight of American sommeliers in a Covid-19 world.

The pandemic wines

Back in 2019, before anybody had heard of Covid-19, wineries prepared for their 2020 wine launches. Jeff Siegel looks at what happened next.

An interview with Roberta Corrà

Elisabetta Tosi speaks with the CEO of Italy's Gruppo Italiano Vini.

Small wineries are not always better

Small, family owned wineries are always assumed to make artisanal, sustainable wines. Felicity Carter asks if it’s true.

The wine scholars

Jeni Port goes inside the Len Evans Tutorial, the world’s most exclusive wine school.

What they’re drinking in Switzerland

Wolfgang Fassbender unlocks the mystery of what the inhabitants of this wealthy country buy when they choose their wines.