Wine Business International

Biedronka discount store, Poland

Poland is one of Europe’s fastest-growing wine markets. Wojciech Bońkowski analyses who really influences it.

8. February 2016 - 9:45

It’s a Friday afternoon. You’ve finished work and taken a seat at the new wine bar everyone’s talking about. You’re not sure what to drink and the sharp young waiter talks of a sauvignon blanc from the Loire Valley. Read more.

8. February 2016 - 9:45

Australian wines are the flavour of the year in the world's two largest populations: with China bestowing the highest honours on the reds and India looking to learn more. Read more.

Biedronka discount store, Poland
8. February 2016 - 9:45

Poland is one of Europe’s fastest-growing wine markets. Wojciech Bońkowski analyses who really influences it.

7. February 2016 - 9:45

An intense debate currently underway over whether the nanny state has stifled Sydney nightlife has had more fuel added after sensational claims NSW police took issue with a wine bar’s wine list. Read more.

5. February 2016 - 10:00

Spain is the world's biggest wine-producing country and Rioja is its second-largest wine region.

5. February 2016 - 9:45

Some people may wrongly believe that rose wine is made by mixing red and white wine but vintners should know better -- as one French winemaking group learned when they were hit with a fine for doing just that. Read more.

4. February 2016 - 9:45

Amidst one of the worst droughts in California history, winemakers are getting creative in the way they grow water intensive crops in order to maintain production, profit and drinking demand. Read more.

3. February 2016 - 10:00

Imagine ordering a glass of wine at a bar and having it served at the perfect temperature and tasting consistently the same, time after time. "That's what [wine on tap] is all about: delivering a better glass of wine," said Jordan Kivelstadt, CEO and cofounder of Napa-based Free Flow Wines, a kegging service provider. Read more.

Benoit Tarlant, Champagne Tarlant
3. February 2016 - 9:45

In the holy trinity of Champagne grape varieties, Meunier has not only suffered the indignity of coming third, but it’s also been given the wrong name. Christian Holthausen reports on Meunier’s makeover.

3. February 2016 - 9:30

The 3.5m tourists who flooded Cuba last year downed oceans of mojitos, lakes of daiquiris and rivers of thin, sour beer. Only an odd few accompanied their ropa vieja and croquetas with wine — mostly overpriced, low- to mid-grade vintages from Chile, Argentinaand Spain. Read more.