Croatia is seeking EU protection for its ancient dessert wine prošek. Prosecco makers are having none of it, however.
A debate over the future of dealcoholised wine is raging in Brussels.
The Australian wine industry has already been forced to adapt to the effects of climate change. It must reduce its carbon footprint – including emissions generated by wine tourists.
As wildfires continue to edge closer to towns and agricultural areas, grape producers and wine-makers in the Okanagan must once again deal with this increasingly frequent threat of smoke taint.
Today’s non-alcoholic drinks are perfectly at home in the wine bar or on the cocktail shelf.
We built an economic model to predict the prices of the 2020 vintage in France’s most prestigious wine region – here’s what we found.
The growing popularity of #winemom and its portrayal on social media. Is it humour and empowerment or binge drinking and mental health challenges?
Throughout human history, clay has played a role in many different industries. Its unique properties make it suited for a wide applications in widely ranging industries.
Tolerance happens when the brain adapts to the effects of alcohol – eventually causing us to need more to achieve the same effects.
Whether they are winemakers, winery owners, cellar managers or sommeliers, women entrepreneurs are evolving in the wine industry - a traditional men’s world.
A 2018 ruling that alcohol should be no cheaper than $1.30 per unit resulted in sales of cask wine - the most problematic drink for Darwin and the wider Northern Territory - to fall by half.
China’s import restrictions hurt Australia, but they also hurt China. In more ways than one.
Pompeii was so famous in the ancient world for its wine other regions made counterfeit wine, sold in imitation ceramic jars.
Beer was extremely popular in ancient Mesopotamia. Sipped through straws, it differed from today’s beer and was enjoyed by people from all walks of life.
It might simply be because of all of Australia’s anti-dumping actions against China, or it might be an attempt to make Australia more malleable.
All of Australia’s 71 wine regions will become warmer this century. That means big changes for the industry. Tasmania, for example, may become better known for shiraz than pinot noir.
Sales of alcohol have reported jumped by around a quarter as people bulk buy wine, beers and spirits. That could lead to a range of short-term and long-term problems.
People tend to pay attention when things get personal, so you need to know how climate change is damaging things in your life.
Researchers would like to find a way to relate the human perception of dryness to the chemical and physical properties of the wine.
Bread. Yeast. Wine. Cheese. All these delicious foods are courtesy of various forms of domesticated fungi. So how, exactly, did humans tame wild fungi into the cooperative species that make our food?