Although wine sales have been strong in relation to other retail categories, the world of wine has still been hit hard by the pandemic and subsequent lockdowns. Wineries with no distribution through retail have been particularly hard hit. Jason Sych asks four wineries how they have navigated the crisis.
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.
Where will the next generation of wine writers come from? What skills do they need to succeed? And what are the arguments for and against scores? Felicity Carter listens to three top wine writers thrash out the issues.