Features

Maybe they can can

Robert Joseph admits to having underestimated the sales potential of natural wine, and draws parallels with the way others may prematurely make similar mistakes when considering the future of other recent arrivals on the wine scene.

Big Isn't All Bad

'Small is Beautiful' ia a widely-held belief, while 'Big Wine' is demonised. Robert Joseph wonders whether this is fair.

Prosecco or Prošek? Italy and Croatia at loggerheads in the EU

Italy's wine authorities are in a frenzy over Croatia's efforts to gain official recognition for the name of its traditional sweet wine.

13th World Bulk Wine Exhibition

Restart your business: join the bulk wine revolution.

Premium Red Wines from Austria

Austria has long excelled with its succulent, lusciously sweet botrytized wines and chiselled, crisp, dry white wines. Now, international fine wine critics and sommeliers at fine dining restaurants around the world are giving Austrian red wines increasing attention. 

Second Smallest French Wine Harvest?

Latest estimates place the 2021 harvest at the lower end of previous expectations.

Who’s Who in Brazil

Despite the impact of Covid 19, this giant South American market has recorded the highest growth over the last year. Marcelo Capello, Brazil's leading wine commentator provides insights into the people who make this happen.

Vintage, non-vintage and multi-vintage.

Roederer has decided to stop making non-vintage Champagne. Instead, it has announced that it will produce multi-vintage wine. Robert Joseph considers the pros and cons of making wines that reflect the character of the year, and the lessons Champagne could teach the rest of the wine world

The Surprising Pink Wine Trade

Robert Joseph takes a quizzical look at the amounts of rosé that are being shipped between neighbouring countries in Europe