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
After being temporarily robbed of career-essential senses, sommeliers and wine journalists reflect on how the experience changed them
How the booming success of remote auctions is transforming the fine wine market
Washington’s vast appellation is battling the dreaded vineyard pest for the first time. Why are some wine producers more worried than others?
Hit harder than most wine regions by rising temperatures and drought, this small country emerges as a global leader in responding to the climate threat