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Gin, Juniper and Brexit – are producers ready?

As the threat of a no-deal Brexit looms closer, what will the impact on the UK’s boom gin industry and producer’s ability to import the all-important botanicals necessary to produce the liquid? Arabella Mileham reports


Retail: State of the nation

The UK drinks retail scene is undergoing testing times, but there are signs of growth with the beers, wine and spirits category.  Arabella Mileham speaks to analysts and key industry players to see where this growth is coming from. 


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.


In focus: the fresh face of Tuscany

While Super Tuscans take all the glory, there is a lot more to this corner of Italy than those expressions. Lauren Eads talks to producers who are changing the face of Tuscany, and who are pioneering whites and rosés.

Sangiovese Reset

London,United Kingdom
3rd Mar 2020

Washington State Wine

London,United Kingdom
10th Mar 2020

Prowein 2020

Düsseldorf,Germany
15th Mar 2020

Beaujolais Masterclass 2020

Edinburgh,United Kingdom
23rd Mar 2020

The Wine & Spirits Show

London,United Kingdom
3rd Apr 2020
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Gallery

The week in pictures

This week in the world of drinks: Ed Sheeran turns his Notting Hill restaurant into a gastro-pub; pub and bar chain bosses roll up their sleeves for charity; and we find out the real location of Captain Jean-Luc Picard’s vineyard in Star Trek….

10 food and drink trends that will shape the decade

From sober bars to biodiverse dining, we’ve rounded up 10 food and drink trends predictions for 2020 from global trends forecaster Wunderman Thompson Intelligence’s Future 100 report.

Spain 2019 harvest report region by region

Wines from Spain is touting the 2019 vintage to be “one of the best vintages of the decade”. Click through for a detailed report on how each of its major regions fared.