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The week that was: top news, Q&As and opinion on

Published:  21 October, 2016

In case you missed some of the headlines this week on, we have put together a review of the top online news, Q&As, and opinion stories.

Most Read: The trade had its eyes on Christmas this week, but also the New Year, with Diageo looking to find someone to host its new travel show. Readers also picked up on coverage of the wine scene outside of London and sustainable developments in the New World.

Currency Fluctuations: Brexit and the effect on the pound was back in the news in a big way this week. Pushed back into the limelight by Theresa May's announcement that Article 50 will be triggered by the end of March 2017, some big names in the business then released plans to increase - or in some cases, freeze - prices.

Analysis and Insights: Fortified wines might be seeing mixed results in the UK, but producers are remaining optimistic and keen to roll out innovations to attract a new audience. 

With Christmas fast approaching, editor Andrew Catchpole took a look at what to expect over the all-important festive period.

People and Opinion: We spoke to Rosie Finn, daughter of Judy and Tim who set up Neudorf Vineyards with the back-to-the-land philosophy of the late 1970s. Now back from living in London, the millennial told us a bit about her approach to life, wine and what makes her happiest.