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.
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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.
Chris Indelicato is President and CEO of Delicato Family Vineyards and presides over one of California’s fastest growing wineries. A licensed accountant, he knows all about making wine profitable. He shares some insights with Felicity Carter.
Japanese winemakers threatened with deportation from France become cause célèbre of the wine industry. Barnaby Eales reports.
Viticulturist Dr Richard Smart is worried that relying on so few wine grape varieties is dangerous. The solution? He wants your help.
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European companies like Italy's Zonin1821are looking for new winemaking opportunities. Their eyes have fallen on Chile. Felicity Carter attends a tasting of the new range.