Champagne-based VitiBot's electric robot Bakus
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The Robots are Coming
But what can they do and are they worth buying yet? Christophe Gaviglio, an expert on vineyard mechanisation at the French Vine and Wine Institute, investigates the current state of vine bots… Read the full story here.
10 common myths about wine faults
The subject of wine faults is complex and nuanced. So we thought it might be useful for the IWC's co-chair, Dr Jamie Goode, to address the most common myths on the topic that still circulate... Read the full story here.
Will we ever see a premium quality alcohol-free wine?
What are the best methods for reducing alcohol in wine without stripping out flavours and aromas? What does the latest research tell us? Read the full story here.
Do screwcaps cause reduction in wine?
As they provide such a tight seal, can they be responsible for this wine fault? IWC co-chair Dr Jamie Goode, author of Flawless and The Science of Wine
, examines the theories and evidence… Read the full story here.
Using microbiological tools to enhance wine styles
Making distinctive Sauvignon Blancs to satisfy consumer preferences. Read the full story here.
How to export wine to China
The number of wine consumers in China is predicted to rise beyond the 70 million mark by 2020. And over the next few years the value of premium wines is expected to grow by 15%. But how do you get into this market? Read the full story here.
A simple way to boost wine sales
New study reveals the magic of medal stickers. Read the full story here.
Zuccardi: The World’s Best Vineyard
José Alberto Zuccardi talks about the family’s stunning winery, terroir-driven wines and award-winning wine tourism offer… Read the full story here.
A model boutique winery
This hand-manicured vineyard is producing some of the best grapes in England, while South African owners Bruce and Sibylla Tindale show what’s possible for a tiny estate… Read the full story here.
The making of a sustainable wine
Andrew Donaldson explains the thinking behind his award-winning Pinot Noirs… Read the full story here.