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Closing in on the star vintners and wine trendsetters that matter…
02.04.14

PICKING APART THE GRAPES

Confused by the terms and rules in the world of organic, biodynamic and natural wines? We cut through the jargon and tell you what you should know.
28.02.14

HANDCRAFTED LABOUR

In an age of modern winemaking, Emidio Pepe is an anomaly. He still hand-decants each bottle of wine before release and avoids ageing them in barrels.
29.01.14

STREET SMART WINEMAKING

No vineyards? No problem. A new breed of wineries are setting up shop in American cities, and even letting customers make their own quaffs.
30.10.13

NO SHORTCUT TO SUCCESS

Susana Balbo overcame several setbacks—including a failed winery—and tells Lin Weiwen how she bounced back to become one of the icons of the Argentinian wine industry.
29.07.13

PLANTING A BRIGHTER FUTURE

Having established his reputation with impressive Shirazes, Barossa Valley-based winemaker, Grant Burge, is now experimenting with Pinot Noir in Tasmania.
28.06.13

FRUITFUL RELATIONSHIP

To Rasvan Macici, South Africa’s diverse terroir is the perfect playground to satisfy his experimental streak with grape varietals.
31.05.13

MOVING UP THE GRAPEVINE

Château Angelus is now the cream of the crop in Saint-Émilion after having been promoted from a Premier Grand Cru classé B to classé A status late last year.
13.05.13

HOMEOPATHY FOR VINES

A vineyard is just like the human body: you build its immunity through a healthy diet, and not medication, says biodynamic winemaker Thibault Liger-Belair.
28.03.13

HEART ON HIS SLEEVE

Mosel-based winemaker Ernst Loosen has battled old dogmas and proven his critics wrong by making award-winning wines.
28.02.13

CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK

François and Louis Mitjavile show that intuition and gumption are what it takes to stand out in the crowded world of Bordeaux winemaking.