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Climate change: The greatest threat to humanity

Published:  06 November, 2017

Extreme weather has wreaked havoc on the winemaking world this year. Jo Gilbert traces these events back to the effects of climate change and the global impact of an increasingly CO2-laden planet

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Meet the buyers: The Wine Society

Published:  02 November, 2017

James Lawrence catches up with the buying team at customer-owned The Wine Society

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The battle against frost

Published:  02 November, 2017

Frost is one of the greatest threats to wine producers. Jo Gilbert looks at the technology being developed to keep this unwanted vine visitor at bay 

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Mediterranean wines focus on sustainability

Published:  20 October, 2017

The wine sector is to focus on improving its environmental and sustainability commitments to respond to consumer concerns.

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Brexit: Clarity versus chaos

Published:  11 October, 2017

At the recent WSTA Conference the trade called for greater clarity over a potential Brexit deal. Andrew Catchpole reports

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The battle for closure

Published:  09 October, 2017

The industry has been split on the issue of cork versus screwcap for years, but now consumers are calling the shots, as Lisa Riley reports

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Data shows widening gap between average bottle price for cork and alternative closures

Published:  09 October, 2017

New data suggests there is a widening gap between the average bottle price of cork-closed wine and wine that is sealed with alternative closures. 

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Höpler introduces first limited Kirchberg release in nine years

Published:  06 October, 2017

Family-owned Austrian winery Höpler has introduced the latest vintage of its Kirchberg single vineyard range.

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Amathus Drinks secures L.N. Mattei Cap Corse distribution deal

Published:  02 October, 2017

Amathus Drinks has signed a deal as the exclusive UK distributor of L.N. Mattei Cap Corse, marking the first time the quinquina apéritif wine is available in the country.

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Veeno continues rapid expansion with greater-london launch

Published:  29 September, 2017

Veeno, the Italian wine café, is bringing Italian Aperitivo to Greater London for the first time with the opening of its 16th site in Kingston-upon-Thames, next month.

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Wanderlust e-merchant sets out to help wine-lovers “explore”

Published:  19 September, 2017

New online wine merchant, Wanderlust, is being launched with the aim of bringing as yet undiscovered artisanal wines from around the world to the UK.

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Jerry Lockspeiser: The Problem with Natural Wine

Published:  19 September, 2017

Why aren’t “organic carrots” just called carrots? Why aren’t carrots grown with pesticides called “chemical carrots”?

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Independent profile: The Good Wine Shop

Published:  19 September, 2017

Andrew Catchpole drops in on The Good Wine Shop where a hybrid-focused refurb is the latest innovation primed to seduce wine drinkers from the south-west London ‘burbs

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The Pinot Noir Alliance announces first session

Published:  18 September, 2017

Five producers from some of the world’s most famous Pinot Noir producing regions are teaming up to promote the variety worldwide.

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Resurrecting premium Rioja

Published:  15 September, 2017

With debate rumbling on about Rioja’s new single vineyard and village classification, Andrew Catchpole caught up with Araex’s Javier Galarreta, one of the key architects behind the changes

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Treasury team walk Thames Path Challenge in honour of MD

Published:  15 September, 2017

Thirty members of the Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) team took on the Thames Path Challenge on Saturday (9 September).

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Broadland launches low-calorie, lighter-alcohol range

Published:  12 September, 2017

Broadland Wineries is tapping the move towards healthier drinking with a new range of single serve wines.

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Q&A: Hannah Tovey, head of the London Wine Fair

Published:  07 September, 2017

Lisa Riley caught up with the new head of the annual must-attend event about the changes she’s been implementing in her first few months 

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Championing emerging regions

Published:  05 September, 2017

What will be the wine regions to look out for in 2018? Justin Keay takes a look at the main contenders

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Two new account managers join Waddesdon Wine

Published:  04 September, 2017

The importer for Rothschild wines in the UK is to further expand its sales team with two new managerial appointments.

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