Issue 3, 2018 of Meininger's Wine Business International magazine

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Column - Robert Joseph

An Italian Renaissance

When a parish priest explored his new church, he discovered vines on the property. Stephen Quinn looks at what happened next.

Glory days

The once glorious wines of Tokaj were all but destroyed by the communists, says Caroline Gilby MW. Nearly 30 years later, a new direction has emerged.

At the limits

Marlborough, home to one of the world’s most successful commercial styles, has now been planted up to its limits. Jamie Goode asks what happens next.

Inside the Maipo Valley

Chile’s most significant wine region is working hard to raise the image of Chilean wines. Marcela Burgos reports.

Tour(ism) de Bordeaux

Consumers no longer just drink wine — they also make pilgrimages to its origins. As Roger Morris reports, Bordeaux’s efforts are burnishing the region’s reputation.

An undiscovered gem

Modern winemaking is unlocking the potential of Sagrantino, writes Michèle Shah. But it remains a hard sell.

Bulk Bottling

Thanks to its location and technology, Germany has become a hub for bottlers. Felicity Carter pays a visit to a filling line.

Among the giants

South Africa’s boutique producers generate tremendous excitement, yet that doesn’t represent the whole story, says James Lawrence.