Trends, Forecasts and Fashions: Inside the Bulk Wine Market

The bulk wine market is the engine of the international wine trade. Felicity Carter caught up with Florian Ceschi from bulk broker Ciatti, and asked him to explain how the market works and what the current trends are.

Reading time: 6m 30s

How a High School Teacher Built a Champagne Juggernaut. From Brisbane

Tyson Stelzer is one of the world’s top Champagne experts, with a thriving wine publishing business. He tells Felicity Carter how he did it.

Reading time: 10m 30s

A Look Inside the Must-Attend World Bulk Wine Exhibition

Each November, some of the world’s most important buyers and producers head to Amsterdam, for the World Bulk Wine Exhibition. It’s become a key event on the world’s wine calendar.

Reading time: 3m 30s

Sonal Holland on the Indian Wine Market: "From a Promising Market to a Lucrative One."

Sonal Holland MW, a writer, wine judge and entrepreneur, whose India-based ventures include brand ambassadorship, education, market consultancy and retail partnerships, talks about India's regulatory restrictions and its great potential.

Reading time: 7m 30s

An Interview with Caro Maurer, Master of Wine: “Not an Elitist Group”

In 2011, Caro Maurer was the first German-speaking woman to achieve the prestigious Master of Wine (MW) title. She spoke with Alexandra Wrann about the rocky road that got her there, this year’s symposium of the Institute of Masters of Wine in Wiesbaden and the fight against climate change.

Reading time: 10m 30s

The Do’s and Don’ts of Making a Good Non-Alcoholic Wine. An Interview with Irem Eren

The need to reduce alcohol levels in wine and other fermented beverages is growing. Anja Zimmer talks to Irem Eren of BevZero about the challenges when making non-alcoholic wines and how to avoid wine faults and ensure quality.

Reading time: 6m

"We need to do more around diversity and inclusion." An Interview with Julian Gore-Booth, IMW

Julian Gore-Booth became Executive Director of the Institute of Masters of Wine (IMW) in October 2022. Robert Joseph caught up with him to learn more about his plans for the IMW.

Reading time: 7m 30s

Piper Heidsieck - Going Sustainable as a B Corp in Champagne

Piper Heidsieck was the first Champagne house to be certified as a B Corp. Meininger’s talks to Emilien Boutillat, the company's winemaker, who was responsible for the certification of his brand, Charles Heidsieck and Rare Champagne.

Reading time: 7m 30s

Theresa Olkus: Her First Year as VDP Managing Director

It's been over a year since Theresa Olkus succeeded Hilke Nagel as managing director of the VDP. She spoke to Alexandra Wrann and Clemens Gerke about her first year in office at the Association of German Prädikat Wine Estates, and the challenges of the VDP.

Reading time: 5m 10s