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UK Hospitality Industry's Greatest Challenge
The restaurant and bar sector in Britain has never faced such a serious challenge as it does now.
By James Lawrence | Posted Wednesday, 01-Apr-2020
Chianti's Top Tier Grows Up
The introduction of Chianti Classico's Gran Selezione classification was controversial, but it's starting to work, our US editor reports.
By W. Blake Gray | Posted Tuesday, 31-Mar-2020
Wine Suffers as New York Restaurants Close
It's one of the world's busiest wine markets, but coronavirus has left New York's restaurant industry in freefall.
By Vicki Denig | Posted Monday, 30-Mar-2020
The World's Most Wanted Piedmont Wines
Piedmont isn't just the home of Nebbiolo, although you'd be forgiven for thinking otherwise, looking at our search data.
By Don Kavanagh | Posted Sunday, 29-Mar-2020
Wine Communication Goes Online
In a locked-down world, it's taking some tech savvy and a lot of imagination to keep wine moving.
By Wink Lorch | Posted Saturday, 28-Mar-2020
Natural Wine Joins the Mainstream
The rebel wine category looks like it's going legit after French authorities granted the first "natural" designation.
By W. Blake Gray | Posted Friday, 27-Mar-2020
Chilean Wine's Lockdown Harvest
Northern Hemisphere wineries are lucky with the pandemic's timing – it's a different story in Chile.
By W. Blake Gray | Posted Thursday, 26-Mar-2020
The World's Most Wanted Napa Wines
Top of the US tree when it comes to sought-after wines, Napa never changes very much.
By Don Kavanagh | Posted Wednesday, 25-Mar-2020
It's Time to End Wine Shipping Bans
National Association of Wine Retailers executive director
comes out firing over playing petty politics in a crisis.
By Wine-Searcher staff | Posted Tuesday, 24-Mar-2020
What a Feeling: Texture in Wine
Texture is a familiar phrase in wine conversations.
examines what it is and how it gets there.
By Vicki Denig | Posted Monday, 23-Mar-2020
Support Your Local Wine Seller
The world has been turned upside down, but that shouldn't stop people drinking wine.
By Don Kavanagh | Posted Sunday, 22-Mar-2020
French Winemakers Keep Up the Fight
With severe restrictions around movement and transport, many French wine producers are concerned about the immediate future.
By Caroline Henry | Posted Saturday, 21-Mar-2020
Michael Broadbent: A Life in Wine
Charles Curtis MW
mourns the death of great British wine legend Michael Broadbent.
By Wine-Searcher staff | Posted Friday, 20-Mar-2020
The World's Most Wanted Burgundies
Burgundy remains popular with wine lovers, despite the price barriers – but for how much longer?
By Don Kavanagh | Posted Thursday, 19-Mar-2020
Wine Becomes an Essential Service
How important is wine in your life? In California, it's becoming a crucial survival tool.
By W. Blake Gray | Posted Wednesday, 18-Mar-2020
Concern Over California Wine Closedown
Confusion reigns over the California governor's order for wineries to close during the coronavirus outbreak.
By W. Blake Gray | Posted Tuesday, 17-Mar-2020
Italy's Vineyards in Lockdown Limbo
With the entire nation in isolation, we ask the Italian wine industry how they are coping with the coronavirus disaster.
By Tom Hyland | Posted Monday, 16-Mar-2020
The World's Most Wanted Cabernets
It's the world's most popular grape, but which Cabernet Sauvignon is the world searching for?
By Don Kavanagh | Posted Sunday, 15-Mar-2020
LaBarge's Controlled Quest for Wine Perfection
Pierre LaBarge's resume includes a year working at cult producer Sine Qua Non, but he follows his own path.
By W. Blake Gray | Posted Saturday, 14-Mar-2020
Pandemic a Double-Edged Sword for Wine
It would be easy to take a dark view of wine's various crises, but it's not all doom and gloom.
By W. Blake Gray | Posted Friday, 13-Mar-2020
Ornellaia Keeps Calm and Carries On
With Italy in lockdown, there's nothing else to do but get on with things at one of Tuscany's top estates.
By James Lawrence | Posted Thursday, 12-Mar-2020
The World's Most Wanted Sangioveses
The variety is an absolute star in Italy, but which Sangiovese wines does the world look for?
By Don Kavanagh | Posted Wednesday, 11-Mar-2020
Getting Spiritual Protection from Coronavirus
Can washing your hands in vodka help avoid Covid 19? No, but some of these might work better.
By Don Kavanagh | Posted Tuesday, 10-Mar-2020
The Only Living Winemaker in Dijon
Ever imagined having an entire appellation to yourself? One Jurassien vigneron has been living the dream.
By Vicki Denig | Posted Monday, 09-Mar-2020
Monbazillac Winemakers Sour on Sweetness Changes
One of France's most famous sweet wines could be substantially drier in the future, following a court decision.
By Don Kavanagh | Posted Sunday, 08-Mar-2020
The World's Most Wanted Malbecs
Our search for the world's most popular wines takes us from France to the mountains of Argentina.
By Don Kavanagh | Posted Saturday, 07-Mar-2020
Sangiovese's Daddy Makes a Comeback
The parent of one of Italy's most famous grapes is making a name for itself in its own right.
By W. Blake Gray | Posted Friday, 06-Mar-2020
Coronavirus Threatens Bordeaux Wine's Showpiece
Reports are emerging from Bordeaux that this year's En Primeur tastings and events could be canceled.
By Don Kavanagh | Posted Thursday, 05-Mar-2020
The World's Most Wanted Chardonnays
It's hard to believe it's been a year since we last did this, so how have things changed?
By Don Kavanagh | Posted Wednesday, 04-Mar-2020
Wine Critics Failing to Entertain
Wine critics often tend towards pomposity, but shouldn't they be trying to entertain as well as instruct their readers?
By Oliver Styles | Posted Tuesday, 03-Mar-2020
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