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Wine demographics in focus

At the 2019 edition of Wine2Wine, there was plenty of discussion of where new wine drinkers will come from. Felicity Carter reports.

Many great Bordeaux estates embrace biodynamics

News broke this week that Château Fonplegade had become certified biodynamic. It’s only the latest of many fine estates to have embraced the approach, as André Dominé explains.
 

Rioja’s leap into the new decade

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

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.

A new law will upend winemaking in Russia

Igor Serdyuk looks at the likely impact of the new Russian wine law, which goes into effect later this year.

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.

An interview with Andrea Sartori

Andrea Sartori, president of Sartori di Verona, is one of the most significant people in the Italian wine sector. He discusses profitability, ageing vignerons and innovation in the wine industry with Felicity Carter. 

North Macedonia: where the black stallion gallops

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

The Master of Pall Mall

An interview with Ronan Sayburn MS by Robert Joseph.

The problem with orange wine

More than two decades after two Collio winemakers bottled a skin-fermented white wine, orange wine still polarises opinions, says Simon J. Woolf.

French wine on demand: the rise of SVOD

The French may not be able to watch their own wine documentaries, says Sophie Kevany, but this hasn’t stopped them attracting the attention of Netflix and Amazon.

Is it possible to certify natural wine?

There have been many calls for a certified definition of natural wine. Aaron Ayscough thinks people are asking for the impossible.

The colour of money is pink

Robert Joseph looks at the unstoppable rise of the rosé category and its connection with a colour called Pale Dogwood.

The rise of the virtual wine tasting

Although wine is a tactile pleasure, Covid-19 is driving it into the digital space. Jason Sych reports on the pivot to virtual.