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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.

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London,United Kingdom
22nd Oct 2019

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Edinburgh ,United Kingdom
24th Oct 2019

Decoding the Terroir of Beaujolais

Bristol,United Kingdom
28th Oct 2019
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Gallery

The Languedoc in pictures

With harvest time in full swing, db’s Lucy Shaw headed to the Languedoc to pick grapes with Gérard Bertrand and visit some of his flagship estates.

The week in pictures

From Sarah Jessica Parker debuting her wine label in New York and wig wearing at the Louis Roederer awards, to Michael Jordan joining the Tequila bandwagon, it’s been a busy week in the world of drinks.

The big interview: John Malkovich

Actor, director, fashion designer and now winemaker John Malkovich meets Lucy Shaw to discuss his love of Pinot Noir and why he decided to start his own Provence wine brand.