A more complex, textured style of Vinho Verde has emerged, driven by monovarietal, subzone-specific wines at slightly higher price points. Is the U.S. market ready to accept them?
Better materials, vineyard longevity, higher quality, and increasing consumer demand are creating a healthier bottom line for organically farmed wines
Inspired by late Japanese farmer Masanobu Fukuoka, this fully hands-off method of viticulture is attracting a few intrepid global producers
Burgundy’s famed white wine appellation debuts 22 premier cru vineyards. What buyers need to know—and why this marks a new chapter for the Mâconnais
The push to make worker welfare as important to the natural wine conversation as sulfur use and native yeasts
Bracing for another fire season, Napa and Sonoma viticulturists decide whether to replant or revitalize many vineyards that burned in 2020
The rosé category remains strong, but an influx of generic brands and the lingering impact of 2020 means it’s more crowded than ever. Will quality prevail?
Tariffs may be over, but many question whether the U.S. will reclaim its status as Burgundy’s top volume export market
A focus on indigenous grapes, terroir-driven winemaking, and a burgeoning natural wine movement push this overlooked Italian region in the spotlight
A new certification program aims to define this carbon-capturing farming practice, which some believe could transform vineyards and combat climate change
From an exploration of malolactic fermentation deep-dive to Italy’s up-and-coming Timorasso grape, here are the wine stories that ranked highest with our readers this year
We asked 14 industry insiders to share the bottle of sparkling wine they’ll be opening to toast 2020’s end—and why it’s the right wine for this moment
More winemakers are using partial skin contact to create whites with firmer tannin structures and greater complexity
Why are some natural wines marked by volatile acidity, Brett, and mousiness, while others aren’t? Alex Russan investigates