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Israeli wine honours US Secretary of State

Psâgot winery’s new “Pompeo” wine celebrates a recent declaration by Mike Pompeo. In a twist, the US Secretary of State was responding to an international ruling provoked by Psâgot itself. Jason Sych reports.

Vinexpo Hong Kong changes its dates

Vinexpo Hong Kong is the latest wine and spirits fair to change its dates in response to the Covid-19 epidemic. It will now be held in July 2020.

ProWein postponed

Messe Düsseldorf has announced that ProWein 2020 has been postponed in the wake of Covid-19.

Foncalieu set to become a major rosé producer

Les Vignobles Foncalieu unveiled an ambitious new goal at Wine Paris in February.

South African wines get a Trump tariff bump

As the 25% tariff on French and other European wines bites the US market, South African wines are shining. Jeff Siegel asks if the trend can last.

Vinitaly to go ahead as scheduled

Veronafiere, the organisers of Vinitaly, have confirmed the show will go ahead.

The MUNDUS VINI spring tasting results are in

More than 260 wine experts headed to Neustadt an der Weinstrasse in Germany in mid-February, to evaluate more than 7,500 wines. Their verdict? Quality is rising.

Canadians are embracing wine knowledge

A new report shows that Canadians are zooming up the wine knowledge charts – and Canadian experts agree. Jason Sych reports.

Premiere Napa Valley raises $3.9m

Excitement ran high at this year’s Premiere Napa Valley, as lots of the lauded 2018 vintage went under the hammer.

How two regions maintain their prices

Roger Morris looks at how two wine regions seek to self-regulate production to prevent wine gluts and deflationary prices. 

Colares finds a new fan base

To plant vines in Colares, a deep and dangerous trench must be dug. And that’s only the start of the challenges, as Simon J. Woolf reports.

A wine company charts its own destiny

When Brokenwood Winery found itself squeezed by retailers, it decided to steer its own course. Jeni Port looks at what happened next.

The future of Franschhoek

Terroir or winemaking? As Jamie Goode reports, the age-old question has divided Franschhoek.

The taste of climate change

Michaela Morris reports from the Tasting Climate Change, held in Canada in late 2019.

The true cost of wine

L.M. Archer speaks to two Oregon producers who calculate the cost of viticulture’s environmental impact when they make their wines.