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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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.
US private equity firm The Carlyle Group is to buy a majority stake in Spanish giant Codorniu. Barnaby Eales reports.
Is it time to give up on points, ratings and medals? Or do they work for consumers? Robert Joseph offers a controversial opinion.
The winners of the Best of Riesling competition, held in Germany, have been announced.
Some wine buyers are shipping wines to export markets in dry containers, instead of the more expensive reefer containers. Louis Latour have found a way to tackle the problem. Barnaby Eales reports.
A transfer of wealth between generations is happening that will not only upend the wine industry, but Europe’s economic landscape. Felicity Carter tries to find out more.
Judging from the excitement at Hong Kong Vinexpo last week, the Asian event may be eclipsing the parent event in Bordeaux, says Robert Joseph.