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What they’re drinking in Paris

Parisians not only consume the most wine per head, they also set global trends. Sophie Kevany checks what they’re drinking.

Wine trash – new uses for old garbage

Not all garbage is garbage, at least in the wine business – because wine garbage can be turned into new products, thanks to recycling and upcycling. Christine Neubecker has the story.
 

A group of naturalistas embrace certification

It wasn’t so long ago that natural winemakers were the rebels of the wine world. Now, says Simon J. Woolf, a significant group is embracing the strictest of standards.

Bordeaux faces its wine oversupply

To stay competitive, Bordeaux is cutting wine production and focusing on better quality and marketing. Panos Kakaviatos reports.
 

Time for the wine trade to take action

Virus flare-ups, tariffs, mass unemployment. While nobody can predict the future, the indicators are grim. Felicity Carter has some suggestions.

On mixing wine and politics

Many people were horrified to find out how many members of the US wine industry donated to the party of Trump. Wait a minute, says Robert Joseph
 

The hands-off approach to viticulture

Darren Smith looks at the Fukuoka method of farming and asks whether it holds lessons for viticulture.

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 much do you need to know about a wine?

How much do you need to know about something in order to enjoy it? Robert Joseph reflects on a time of low knowledge, high appeal.

The dirt on vineyard soil

Jamie Goode looks at some of the issues of soil management, now understood to be a critical element of the vineyard.

Champagne shipments decline

The French are drinking less Champagne, causing sales to fall. Richard Woodard looks at the consequences.

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. 

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.
 

An American educator in Paris

Tanisha Townsend is helping consumers understand wine, one Parisian bar at a time. She spoke to Felicity Carter.

Taking exception to wine exceptionalism

How exceptional a product is wine? And if it is exceptional, what are the market implications? Robert Joseph weighs in.