Italian Prosecco producer Follador has reduced the level of sulphites used in its wines by 30% since the introduction of a revolutionary new system that it claims cancels out the negative effects of oxidation during pressing, reducing the need for sulphites.
With the news that the UK is set to become a major exporter of wine by 2100, we look at some of the more unusual places that British producers are growing grapes.
China’s leading wine region, Ningxia, is counting on China’s coastal provinces to expand its domestic wine market and move its excess wine stocks the region’s top wine official revealed at a recent conference.
With a population of just 120,000 Yanqi in northwestern China could be dismissed as a forgotten outpost of the bygone Silk Road. But this small town is making a comeback, thanks to the organic ambitions of its winemakers.