The value of communication

Column - Robert Joseph

California on wheels

After seeing members of the wine trade devouring burgers while sitting on curbs in the parking lot at ProWein, Felicity Carter went to find out what was going on.

Sweet surprise

In the world of fortified wine, Madeira’s annual production may be small, but it’s growing.  Stephen Quinn visited the main producer, Justino’s.

Moldova’s wine war

With a hostile Russia and conflict-scarred Ukraine on one side, and a demanding world market on the other, Moldova has challenges ahead. Caroline Gilby MW looks at a country where wine is vitally important to the economy.

Terroir versus tradition

When a producer broke away from Rioja, it prompted debate about the value of appellation rules. James Lawrence reports on a situation that’s already been faced by other regions.