A new generation of producers in Italy’s premier sparkling wine region are casting off decades of French influence to pursue metodo classico wines with a more genuine sense of place
Amidst movements to leave the Cava DO, the denomination has introduced new, quality-minded regulations. Can it change the perception of Spain’s most famous sparkling wine?
As emerging and legacy domestic sparkling wine producers alike invest in quality and ageability, the U.S. market is ready to embrace a wider array of home-grown bubbly
One of the coolest-climate—and most biodiverse—regions in the southern Rhône, this up-and-coming appellation is quietly undergoing a quality evolution
From small producers to large cooperatives, a paradigm shift in farming practices is taking root in this conservative corner of northern Italy
To broaden their sales base, breweries are reaching beyond the beer drinker by producing natural wines, piquettes, fruited spritzes, and more
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
Cannabis cultivation creates resource competition and could threaten tourism in wine country—but some argue that proper regulation could actually benefit premier regions
Plantings and quality of this native Austrian red grape are increasing—both in its home turf and New World regions