Features

Argentine winemakers head to the coast

Producers in search of diverse terroirs have found them on Argentina’s Atlantic coast. Daniel López Roca reports.

Domäne Baumgartner, Austria’s largest winery

Tradition with passion and innovation, from the heart of Austria’s Weinviertel.

Burgundy sets its Cités on tourism

After seeing the great success of Bordeaux’s Cité du Vin, the notoriously private Burgundians have decided to go bigger and better. Roger Morris reports.

The view from behind the wine list

Florian Daniel Maaß interviews top sommelier Raimonds Tomsons to hear how the pandemic has changed the fine dining world.

Wines from Hungary’s inland sea

Europe’s largest lake, Lake Balaton, is home to some of Hungary’s most interesting wines and terroirs. Anton Moiseenko pays a visit.

Turbulence hits the Russian wine market

Russia’s wine market had begun to bubble once again – and then came the pandemic. Sergey Panov reports on what has happened since.

How hands-off can viticulture be?

A recent Meininger’s article on low-intervention viticulture struck a nerve with some readers. Robert Joseph spoke to Sally Evans, a wine producer, about the need to talk about economic sustainability.
 

Wines are judged by their covers

Wine professionals spend a lot of time honing their blind tasting skills, while overlooking the importance of the package says Robert Joseph.
 

How the pandemic could re-shape the on-trade

If major corporations begin to re-think their need for office space, the restaurants and bars of the big cities could be in trouble. Robert Joseph asks what this means for the on-trade wine scene.