Styles & Regions

A tale of two wine cocktails

The last recession drove the re-emergence of two wine cocktails. Vermouth and Prosecco have never looked back. Jason Sych reports.

How Alto Adige went high

How does an entire region shift its focus to quality? Jason Sych learns more about Cantina Tramin in Italy.

How to succeed in British Columbia

Michaela Morris says that British Columbia in Canada is a wine-drinking region open to imports. She explains the way it works.

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.

The future of Franschhoek

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

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.

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. 

A look at the McLaren Vale

Producers in Australia’s McLaren Vale have been putting their energies into combatting climate change. Jeni Port has the story.

Inside the growing Lithuanian wine market

Wine producers that conquer Vilnius will find a gateway to the Baltics and Belarus, says Michèle Shah.

Inside the Barossa Valley

Barossa winemaking has come a long way since the days of chasing Parker points, finds Jeni Port

Why Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc is such a success

Jamie Goode looks at the unique set of circumstances that launched the phenomenon known as Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc.

Innovation in Sherry

Forty years ago, Sherry was a popular drink. Jamie Goode looks at what went wrong, and current efforts to revive the category.

St Petersburg, Russia's other wine capital

Anton Moiseenko explains how the wine scene works in the Venice of the north.

California's dry future

How will California’s growing regions adapt to drier conditions? Jeff Siegel investigates.

Chile's approach to water

As meltwater from the Andes declines, Chilean winemakers must grapple with water shortages. Marcela Burgos reports.