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Tuesday 7 July 2015
Every month the drinks business publishes a magazine, in print and digital formats, containing in depth analysis of all the major issues in beer, wine and spirits.
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June 2015


Sweet talk

Champagne’s falling sugar levels — what are the causes and what can we conclude?

In a condensed version of his Master of Wine dissertation, Patrick Schmitt MW reveals the causes, and possible implications, of the dropping dosage levels in brut non-vintage Champagne.


Italy Special

The country’s leading winemakers, Prosecco’s best brands and Chianti Classico’s new top tier

Passing on the passion for traditional, regional winemaking techniques, Italy’s famous wine maestros are right to have every faith in the new generation of vintners. Tom Bruce-Gardyne meets the Italian masters and apprentices.


Vinexpo Guide

What to expect from the biennial Bordeaux show under new management

Ready to open to the world of wine with a sense of renewal and reinvigoration, Vinexpo Bordeaux 2015 is upon us. Here, Lucy Shaw details the tastings, talks, events and innovations to look out for.

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May 2015

Its name in lights

How Australia hopes to shine on fine dining lists with its colourful offering

LWF Special

What to look out for at the UK’s biggest wine fair

Green Awards

Rewarding the drinks trade’s most sustainable businesses

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April 2015

The Bull Market

How wines from Northwest Spain are charging ahead

Age-old Question

What are the benefits of making wines from ancient vines?

Scent of Success

Why perfume-inspired cocktails are London’s latest bar craze

March 2015 Front Cover

March 2015

Earning its Stripes

The Cape wineries that are benefitting from the faith, and the money, of global investors


An in-depth preview ahead of the global wine event


Italian winemakers are keen to keep the party going and avoid a race to the bottom

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February 2015

Bella Italia

How fine dining is driving sales of Barolo, Brunello and Prosecco in Asia


Highlighting the country’s newest winemaking talent


Can producers turn high volumes into high value?