This year’s Northern Hemisphere harvests are now underway after an eventful growing season of heatwaves, humidity, hailstorms, flooding, and disease pressure. What does this all mean for the crops? Ciatti gives its assessment.
Warning labels, advertising bans and price changes could upend the European wine industry. Frederik Nikolai Schulz and Jon Hanf from Hochschule Geisenheim University report on current developments in European alcohol policy.
The authorities in Alsace think Riesling should be dry. Australian experts - and Jancis Robinson MW - beg to differ. And so does Rolly Gassmann, one of Alsace's top producers, who even launched an online petition to fight the move.
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.
A woman is suing her former employer, the Champagne house Didier Chopin. According to reports from France Bleu Champagne-Ardenne and L'Union, Ludivine Jeanmingin is accusing her ex-boss of having used wine from the Ardèche and Spain for making "Champagne".
In the new specifications of the AOC Alsace, it shall be stated that Riesling may only be vinified dry - below 4 grams of residual sugar/liter. At least, if the grape variety is to be mentioned on the label.
Austria’s southern winemaking region is known to wine lovers as the source of elegant white wines, vibrant rosés and plenty of wine and cultural tourism opportunities. Here’s why you need to know about it.