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French Immigration Officials Plan to Deport a Beloved Japanese Winemaking Couple

A petition calling for the makers of Pedres Blanques to be allowed to stay has gathered more than 51,000 signatures.
Lauren Rothman
7.6.18
wine

This Video Game Teaches You to Be a 'Winemaking Tycoon'

The game even simulates the unpredictable weather patterns of France’s Bordeaux region.
Jelisa Castrodale
10.30.17
wine

Georgia’s Best Wine Is Buried

The Republic of Georgia, that is, where natural wines ferment in underground vessels and the hospitality borders on pathological.
Rachel Signer
6.2.17
Booze

Meet the Guys Making Wine Under a London Railway Line

“There are nearly 500 vineyards in the UK and we’re really close to Europe, so why not make the wine in London?” says Warwick Smith, founder of one of the capital’s first “urban wineries.”
Daisy Meager
5.17.17
winemaking

The War Next Door Won't Stop Turkey's Assyrian Winemakers

Turkey’s tiny Christian Assyrian community continues to produce wine the way it has for thousands of years, despite political turmoil and war just across the border in Syria.
Didem Tali
1.19.17
wine

You Don’t Need to Speak Wine to Read These Labels

Imagine if Georgia O'Keeffe or Jackson Pollock visually represented a wine’s acidity, texture, and tannins on its label.
Javier Cabral
1.10.17
wine

Experts Say It Won’t Be Long Until Britain Has as Many Vineyards as Europe

Get ready to drink Pinot Grigio made in Newcastle.
Phoebe Hurst
12.1.16
Quebec

The Fine Art of Making Natural Wine in Quebec

How a winemaker and an artist collaborated on natural wines that stand up to Quebec's brutal climate.
Nick Rose
11.28.16
wine

Slovenia Is Too Shy to Tell You How Great Its Wine Is

“If this were the US, maybe there’d be a Disneyland-style theme park built to the wine here but we’re shyer people,” says Robert Gorjak, one of Slovenia’s 10,000 little known winemakers and sellers.
Johanna Derry
11.25.16
future of food

How Climate Change Will Completely Transform Wine as We Know It

As the planet warms, time-honoured wine-producing regions are becoming inhospitable to classic grape varietals. Forget France: Iceland and the Yukon might be the appellations of the future.
Brad Japhe
10.7.16
Brangelina

What Will Happen to Brangelina's Critically-Acclaimed Vineyard?

Who knows? Maybe their split wasn’t actually caused by Marion Cotillard or child abuse, but disagreements over making a fabled “Super Provence” wine.
Nick Rose
9.23.16
wine

Meet the Winemaker Who Wants Us to Love Grappa

Grappa, the Italian liquor made from leftover grape skins, is usually associated with holiday-ruining hangovers—something Devon winemaker Cosmo Caddy wants to change. “Our grappa is more refined than the stuff you’ve had on ski trips,” he says.
Johanna Derry
9.4.16
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