In a bid to halt spiralling prices a Bordeaux union is set to stop its members using the word Bordeaux or Bordeaux Supérieur on its wines.
Clarence Dillon Wines, the company behind Bordeaux first-growth Château Haut-Brion, is launching a new range of premium Bordeaux wines.
Wine writer and Decanter columnist Andrew Jefford has been named wine writer of the year at the biennial World Food Media Awards.
Francis Ford Coppola is set to buy Sonoma County’s Geyserville winery from Australian drinks giant Foster’s.
Thousands of marauding racoons, descendents of animals released by Hermann Goering, have overrun vineyards in central Germany.
A furious trademark wrangle has broken out between Swedish vodka giant Absolut and a hispanophile French wine producer.
French customs is being accused of helping itself to more than 200,000 bottles of wine seized during a fraud investigation.
The controversial wine documentary Mondovino is still inciting strong opinions a year since its release in French cinemas.
The 2001 Château d’Yquem vintage was released to Bordeaux négociants this afternoon.
The world’s largest wine company, Constellation Brands, has launched a hostile takeover bid for the Canadian-based Vincor International.
California is set for a ‘spectacular’ vintage despite unseasonal weather, according to winemakers in the region.
Police used teargas last week on rampaging Burgundian winemakers demonstrating against government-imposed cuts on wine yields.
UK wine magazine Wine International has been sold to William Reed publishing as part of a £2.2m deal, it emerged today.
A cheap supermarket Champagne has outperformed a host of top-brand, non-vintage Champagnes at a UK wine tasting.
Venerable London wine merchant Berry Brothers & Rudd has opened its fourth Heathrow boutique in the giant airport’s Terminal 2.
Christian Delpeuch called on producers to limit the yields of this year’s Bordeaux harvest to counter the plunging price of the region’s wine.
The first grapes of the 2005 Bordeaux harvest were picked yesterday at Château Haut-Brion.
Wine consumption in the UK has increased by 23% over the past 5 years, according to a report published today.
It’s the kind of clichéd celebration generally reserved for victorious sportsmen but spraying Champagne has apparently become the new yuppie sport.
The Beaujolais wine trade body, Inter Beaujolais, has begun a €4m, three-year plan to increase awareness of its wines in the US.
Award-winning UK chef Rick Stein OBE has lambasted French wine, saying the majority of it is mediocre.
Top Champagne producer Moët & Chandon has announced it is to sell 15ha of vineyards in a bid to buy more vines for its Dom Pérignon wine.
Champagne Taittinger is set to return to its former owners, according to rumours in the French financial world this morning.
The man behind the so-called ‘French paradox’ has received France’s highest distinction, the Legion d’Honneur.
Thornbury Wines, the much-lauded New Zealand wine company, has been bought by compatriot Villa Maria for an undisclosed sum.
Jacques Chirac will be forced to eat his words at EU summit meetings this year as Brussels begins serving only British food and wine for the duration of Britain’s EU…
A tiny but significant change has come about in Americans’ drinking habits: wine has overtaken beer as the nation’s favourite alcoholic drink.
Tests in Alsace using genetically modified rootstocks were given the go-ahead by the French agriculture ministry last week.
The 44% owner of Lanson International has gone public with the decision to sell its stake, according to reports published yesterday.
A wine magazine for women who can’t cope with the intellectual rigours of serious publications is on its way.