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In focus: How French wine co-ops are going green

French co-operatives are shining a light on their green credentials. Adopting organic and biodynamic farming practices, they are leading the way in sustainable viticulture. Elizabeth Gabay MW reports.


Is Prosecco losing its sparkle?

It may be the world’s most popular sparkling wine, but with growth in the UK slowing and no recognisable brand names, it’s time for producers to spread their wings in search of growth further afield, writes Lauren Eads.


Beyond the realm of mortal pockets

With top end Burgundy now well beyond the reach of most wine lovers, Gabriel Stone explores how producers and merchants are managing such unprecedented demand, and considers the best places to hunt for more affordable options.

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Exclusive Masterclass: Chablis on Tour

London,United Kingdom
29th Apr 2019

Vinexpo Bordeaux

Bordeaux,France
13th May 2019

London Wine Fair 2019

London,United Kingdom
20th May 2019

Bourgogne wines: More than meets the eye

Newcastle,United Kingdom
28th May 2019
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California in pictures: Sonoma and San Francisco

The second leg of our California tour took us to Sonoma and San Francisco, where we mingled with Hollywood royalty at MacMurray Estate, got competitive at a cook-off in Healdsburg, and posed for a quick picture by the Golden Gate Bridge.

California in pictures: Napa and Lodi

Last week db’s editor, Lucy Shaw, was lucky enough to head to the Golden State for a week-long tour of California wine country. The first few days took her to gnarly old vine Zinfandel’s heartland of Lodi and the Napa Valley, where the legacy of the Judgement of Paris lives on.

Louis M. Martini unveils new tasting rooms

Napa Valley wine brand Louis M. Martini has revamped its historic winery, installing spectacular new tasting rooms, a study specifically for wine education, spaces dedicated to food and wine pairings, and a new wine shop.