The language of wine

Should China adopt a Western lexicon of wine, or one forged by its own people? Jeni Port looks at the thorny issue of translation.

The powerhouse of Poland

An interview with Robert Mielżyński by Robert Joseph 

Perspectives: selling wine in Poland

Poland is one of Europe’s fastest-growing wine markets, with sales doubling since 2010. At 6L per capita there is still ample room for further growth, too. Wojciech Bońkowski asks the experts for advice on which approaches work best with the different distribution tiers. 

Bulk Bottling

Thanks to its location and technology, Germany has become a hub for bottlers. Felicity Carter pays a visit to a filling line.

The way to the Netherlands

The Netherlands is a tough market to crack, says Robert Joseph, but it’s a good place for competitive suppliers to be.

Keeping it simple

An interview with Brent Marris by Robert Joseph 

The wine co-operative

Co-operatives are the backbone of wine production in many European regions. Darren Smith explains.

Norway’s wine landscape

Norway may be a monopoly market, like its Scandinavian neighbours, but it has its own approach to wine. Liora Levi reports. 

Laser treatment

A physicist with a passion for wine is researching a way to shed light on old problems. Felicity Carter reports.

Perspectives - Argentina

Argentina is the world’s biggest Spanish-speaking nation and the eighth largest in mass. Its recent economic history has been tumultuous, but recent political events appear to be stabilizing the country. It has a population of 43.8m people, many of whom are wine drinkers, thanks to the strong domestic wine industry. How is it as an import market? James Lawrence asks the experts.

Brussels sprouts wine lovers

Belgium may be known for its beer, but Belgians are also partial to wine. Hans Kraak looks at what the Belgians drink and where they buy it from.