Indian media are covering a sticking point in Free Trade Agreement negotiations. The UK wants the freedom to bottle export shipments ‘in transit’. Robert Joseph wonders whether wine companies might consider this kind of model - despite its environmental implications.
After a Russian military attack in 2022 on the glass production facility in Gostomel near Kiev, Vetropack cautiously resumes operations. Safety measures have been implemented to protect the staff and the facility.
As a part of its commitment to reduce its environmental impact, the Swedish alcohol monopoly, Systembolaget, has outlined specific maximum weights and permissible CO2 emissions for single-use glass in its purchasing conditions.
As Robert Joseph considers how to label a new Georgian blend, he looks back at designs over the last half century, and wonders slightly at the overt sexiness of quite highly priced wines from very different producers on both sides of the Atlantic.
From 11 to 1600 – in 1904 eleven founding members established the first wine cooperative in Mezzacorona, in Trentino. Since then, generations of families have devoted themselves to cultivating grapes and conserving their habitat.