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Wine Diaries Part 6: 50 Shades of Pink

As the northern-hemisphere summer gathers pace rosé wine sales approach their traditional annual peak. But is the seasonal nature of this business over? And what impact could this have on vintners who traditionally rush to sell out year-on-year? Tom Smart takes a look at a global market that appears to be maturing. 

Wine Diaries Part 6: 50 Shades of Pink

When is a GMO not a GMO? Perhaps when it’s a GE?

Could a non-GMO actually be a GMO? Or is it just GE? Is there a difference? And what exactly does the WHO say about it? Tom Smart battles the acronyms to pick apart the science behind the latest swathe of food-based genetics creeping into our everyday lives. 

When is a GMO not a GMO? Perhaps when it’s a GE?

Wine Diaries Part 4: Top 5 Biodynamic Principles with Benefits

Biodynamic farming principles are nothing new. So why, almost 100 years after first being suggested are they beginning to gain traction? Tom Smart takes a look at the semi-holistic practices in greater detail, pondering whether they might be of benefit to the wider community and not just the vineyards who are championing them.

Wine Diaries Part 4: Top 5 Biodynamic Principles with Benefits

Top 3: Organic Tonics

You are probably more than aware that the world is in the midst of a gin revolution - it’s been difficult to miss. There simply isn’t enough shelf space to stock the bounteous supply of botanical delights now available. So where does this saturated market go next? Tom Smart ponders whether going organic might be just the tonic the industry needs.

Top 3: Organic Tonics