Rethinking the Term 'Neo-Prohibition'

Rod Phillips, noted wine historian and Professor of History at Carleton University, examines the popular new phrase 'neo-Prohibition'.

Reading time: 5m


Why Should People Drink Wine?

And here is a contribution to the debate from Lorenzo Biscontin, consultant, author and founder of Vinophila Wine Expo. 

Reading time: 2m 15s

Sherry Without Fortification?

An Andalusian research project is investigating Sherry with reduced alcohol content. This project particularly focuses on Fino and Manzanilla varieties, which are aged under a layer of flor.

Reading time: 1m 15s

Napa Pioneer Warren Winiarski Dies at 95

The founder of Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, who achieved legendary status by securing first place in the 1976 Judgment of Paris tasting and went on to be a leading light in the California wine industry has died.

Reading time: 45s



Understanding New York’s Wine Network

What happens in New York doesn’t stay in New York — it quickly spreads elsewhere. That’s why having a present in New York City is a must. Jeff Siegel explains the landscape of both state and city.

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International Bulk Wine Market: Price Drop in Argentina

While a large harvest leads to a fall in prices in Argentina, prices elsewhere tend to remain stable. 

Reading time: 45s


Bordeaux Vineyard Lose Half Their Value

In large parts of Bordeaux vineyards can be bought for 45% less than five years ago. Elsewhere in France some specific appellations fared far better than others.

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Court Rules in Favor of García Carrión

A lawsuit against José García Carrión for unfair competition has been dismissed by the Murcia Commercial Court.

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Faiveley Acquires Williams Selyem in Sonoma

The Burgundian family deepens its commitment to the Pinot specialist Williams Selyem from Sonoma.

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Walking the Palace at VieVinum 2024

Austria's largest wine fair, VieVinum, is held in perhaps the most beautiful venue in the wine world, the Hofburg palace. An increasingly international audience now gathers under the chandeliers.

Reading time: 3m 15s