International investors have been seeking high-end wine estates for their portfolios and now they’ve turned their sights on South Africa. Michael Fridjhon reports.
Austria, a country with a highly fragmented wine industry and no big hero brand, has developed a fine wine reputation and is achieving high average prices for its wines. How did they do it? Felicity Carter reports.
Sales of sparkling wine continue to soar. According to Marco Mazzini of Martini, the growth is set to continue - and will even penetrate some unexpected markets. He spoke to Felicity Carter.
Exactly where does wine sit in the economy - and should producers care? Robert Joseph shares his thoughts.
Genagricola has bought two forests in Romania, intending to preserve their biodiversity.
A move away from the keyboard to voice commands means winemakers will have to think carefully before they name a wine, suggests Robert Joseph.
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The best Rieslings of the year / 2,300 Rieslings in the competition
With 1,090 beers from 28 nations, Meiningers International Craft Beer Award, one of the largest international beer tastings, took place for the fifth time.