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North Macedonia: where the black stallion gallops

Surprising new wines from the Balkans to be tasted at ProWein 2020.

Moldovan wines on the move

Moldovan winemakers will be out in force at ProWein 2020, showcasing the medal-winning wines that are impressing ever more wine lovers across the globe – and offering you a chance to visit the country.

Rioja’s leap into the new decade

The course in Rioja is set for the future, as they will show at ProWein 2020.

A new classification for Crus Bourgeois

After ten years of work, Crus Bourgeois du Médoc has a new classification.

What's the value of a lesser-known appellation?

Regions are becoming ever more tightly defined, as producers look to differentiate themselves in the market. When does this strategy work - and when is it a hindrance? Robert Joseph has some ideas.

French wine exports soared in 2019, but it wasn't good news

A combination of Brexit and US tariffs saw stockpiling of French wines and spirits in 2019 - but the outlook for 2020 isn't so rosy.

Stuart Bourne from Soul Growers named Barossa Winemaker of the Year

Winemaker Stuart Bourne has been named Barossa Winemaker of the Year by the Barons of the Barossa.

Wine Paris meets Vinexpo Paris

Wine Paris and Vinexpo Paris came together at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles this February. Felicity Carter paid a visit.

ProWine Singapore postponed over coronavirus fears

ProWine Singapore is the latest wine event to be postponed in southeast Asia, due to fears about the spread of COVID-19.

The US wine industry united to defeat wine tariffs

The Trump Administration has dropped its threat to levy tariffs of 100% on wines from Europe, after intensive lobbying from the US wine industry. Jeff Siegel talked to people  on the front line.
 

Dr Emilio Pedron passes the baton to Ettore Nicoletto

Dr Emilio Pedron, one of the most significant figures in the Italian wine industry, is to step down from Bertanie Domaines. Ettore Nicoletto, CEO of Santa Margherita, will take his place.

How easy is it to get wine into duty free stores?

Robert Joseph looks at what it takes to get a wine on the shelf in Travel Retail.

How feasible is biodynamic wine production?

With growing consumer awareness of sustainability, more wine producers are looking at how they farm. How easy or difficult is it to go biodynamic? Richard Woodard looks at two examples.

New Zealand’s wine exports surge

Not only are international consumers reaching for New Zealand’s wines, but a new free trade agreement promises to fuel growth further.

Is there too much optimism around English sparkling wine?

Robert Joseph is hearing lots of interesting discussions about English sparkling wine. There's only one thing he's not hearing about - who's going to drink it all?