Features

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.

What does “drink local” mean?

The French are famously patriotic about their own wines. Robert Joseph says it’s because they don’t realise how much foreign wine they’re drinking. 

Chile’s backstage winemakers

Some of the most influential winemakers in Chile are the least well known. Marcela Burgos meets them at some of Chile’s biggest companies.

The grounding of wine

Airlines were already cutting back on the quality of their wine offerings. And then the pandemic hit. Robert Joseph reports.