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Sun, 10/11/2020 - 18:38

When Italian winemaker Valentina Passalacqua became embroiled in controversy, her former supporters  quickly turned their backs. Simon Woolf investigates – and discovers it’s the natural wine world that needs to answer some questions.


Fri, 10/09/2020 - 11:46

The results of the Meininger’s Red Wine Award are out and they show significant jumps in the quality of Pinot Noir, among others.
 


Wed, 10/07/2020 - 15:09

ProWein 2021 will be going ahead as planned. Because of Covid restrictions, fewer people can be admitted each day, so the fair itself has been lengthened.
 


Fri, 09/18/2020 - 10:30

Owners of a Schweigen winery woke up on Wednesday to find some of their most valuable vines had been sprayed with diesel.


Thu, 09/17/2020 - 14:07

González Byass has brought the traditional production of Pedro Ximénez back to the Sherry region, using age-old methods for making sweet wines.
 


Thu, 09/17/2020 - 11:01

Chilean wines have been stuck with a low-cost image in the US market and sales have struggled in the past decade. But as consumers look for value, Chile’s star is rising.
 


Wed, 09/16/2020 - 15:25

For years German wines struggled to get respect in the coveted US market. Finally, Germany gained traction – and then came the Trump tariffs and Covid-19. Valerie Kathawala looks at what happened next.
 


Thu, 09/10/2020 - 13:53

The wine trade is coming back to life, with wine fairs appearing once again.


Thu, 09/10/2020 - 10:45

Lockdowns have seen consumers grapple with their relationship to alcohol. Many of them are choosing no-alcohol products instead. James Lawrence looks at the rise of alcohol-free sparkling wine.
 


Mon, 09/07/2020 - 11:47

Reports suggest that Champagne has had a harrowing year. But, says James Lawrence, there are bright spots in some markets.
 


Fri, 09/04/2020 - 12:06

The summer tasting of MUNDUS VINI went ahead under strict conditions and the judges were wowed by the increasing diversity and quality of the world of wine.
 


Fri, 09/04/2020 - 11:46

A new service called VINPay is designed to pay wine producers faster while allowing buyers to hold on to their cash longer.


Fri, 09/04/2020 - 11:17

As Spanish grape prices plunged, growers halted their harvest. While they are back at work today, the Spanish wine sector remains gripped by crisis. Barnaby Eales reports.
 


Tue, 09/01/2020 - 15:40

A landmark US judgement has agreed that, yes, US customers can leave bad reviews. Jeff Siegel has the story.


Fri, 08/28/2020 - 14:22

The Institute of Masters of Wine has released the names of the latest candidates to achieve the MW qualification.


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