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.

April 2019

Top Dog

Great Britain sparkling wine industry scales new height

The good thing about sparkling wine is because there’s such a long time between harvest and selling the finished wine, you can stagger the release of the wines

High Times

Brave Spanish winemakers are heading for the hills

There are logistical challenges that come with high altitude, not least the inaccessibility of mountain roads in the winter

On The Up

Chile falls back in love with carmenere

Carmenère is the fifth-most planted variety in Chile, and it has a place in some of Chile’s leading wines, such as Almaviva and Seña

March 2019

200 Issues

To mark our 200th issue, we look back on ten key drinks trends since launching in 2002

Whisky Tourism

SCOTCH WHISKY tourism has just turned 50 with their first taste of single malt whisky

Japan Masterclass

Japan makes first-rate Chardonnay – wooded, unwooded, and delicious traditional method sparkling examples too, particularly from Grace

February 2019


With attitudes to drinking wine changing, the sector is serving up various formats


While the Super Tuscans rule, producers are innovating with whites and rosés


Winemakers are experimenting with lesserknown grapes, with exciting results

January 2019

Natural selection

Our Green Awards shine a light on the winemakers and drinks Companies that are pioneering sustainability

Exhibitions in 2019

The best wine and spirits shows to visit over the next 12 months


Once the supreme grape in the county, old vine Grenache is making a comeback

December 2018

Splashing out

Champagne and Spirits brands tap into luxury

Super Somms

Gerard Basset and Ronan Sayburn on inspiring the next generation

Power players

We chart the rising stars in this year’s Liv-ex top 100 list