In this issue

Following their own path: The young vines planted three years ago are now coming on stream which means that Rathfinny has 380,000 vines across 93 hectares.
The science of quality: NIAB’s Scott Raffle and Mark Else outline how the industry is embracing the scientific expertise at East Malling to develop both improved production techniques and wine quality.
Pioneer in the UK wine industry: Increasing range of services on offer from long-established VineWorks.
Strong posts and tight wires: The trellis system is a significant part of vineyard establishment costs. Jo Cowderoy spoke to vineyard managers who are now planning their winter trellis maintenance and sharing their top tips.
Matthew Jukes: Delighting your senses while hinting at the level of class.