Seven town centres across France will be invaded today by winemakers protesting the handling of the French wine crisis - this morning thousands of people have already taken over the…
In a first for the wine world, London’s Royal Opera House and Decanter will host a dinner combining great wine, opera and a charity auction.
Brother Timothy Diener, one of the pioneers of California winemaking, has died aged 94.
The French government is ‘demonising’ wine with a ‘quasi-scientific’ and alarmist advertising campaign, France’s top wine professionals claim.
The world’s largest bottle of wine was sold for US$55,812 (£30,138) at Sotheby’s in New York at the weekend.
French newspaper Le Figaro has published a 20-step guide to getting France out of its current wine crisis.
Seventy-six Bordeaux châteaux excluded from the 2003 cru bourgeois classification have had their declassification declared void.
In one afternoon Decanter has raised nearly £15,000 at Christie’s for the charity WaterAid.
French winemakers are planning a national ‘day of action’ which will see them stage demonstrations across France on 8 December.
Jim Barry, the pioneering Clare Valley winemaker and producer of the legendary Armagh Shiraz, has died aged 79.
The procedure of classifying the Médoc cru bourgeois was ‘not impartial’ and ‘tainted with illegality’ according to a French government representative at a Bordeaux tribunal this week.
French deputies have voted to amend the controversial Evin law by a massive majority.
Over 450 lots of old and rare wines from the Imperial Russian cellars are to be auctioned this December at Sotheby’s in London.
The Champagne harvest this year is set to be the biggest in history as the French government gives the green light to increasing the maximum yield.
First the UK Women’s Institute went naked, then the New York fire department and British prison officers, and now the winemakers of the Côtes de Bourg are releasing a nude…
Owners of vintage Penfolds will be able to have their wine checked by the chief winemaker and his team at the first Penfolds red wine re-corking clinic in London next…
The harvesting of red grapes in Bordeaux has begun with the top châteaux unfazed by worries of over production.
Foie gras is set to be outlawed in California as a raft of A-list stars urge the state governor to ban the delicacy.
Alan Crompton-Batt, PR doyen and creator of the celebrity chef, has died aged 50.
Three Alsace vineyards have been heavily vandalised in apparently motiveless attacks across a two-month period.
Top wine critic, Robert M Parker Jnr, has predicted that cases of top wines will be worth over US$10,000 in 10 years’ time.
Bernard Magrez, head of Bordeaux-based négociant William Pitters, has acquired a new Cru Bourgeois to add to the growing list of châteaux under his name.
The Bordeaux harvest began yesterday with workers at first growth Château Haut-Brion starting to pick the Sauvignon Blanc for the estate’s white wines.
Top Californian wine company the Robert Mondavi Corporation is undergoing structural changes that insiders say could herald its sale.
French wines are still performing badly in the export market according to figures released yesterday.
The first grapes of the French harvest were picked yesterday in the Côtes de Provence region of southern France.
Plaimont, a group of French wine producers, has announced it will be entering a joint venture in China.
Sweeping changes in Beaujolais could see the creation of a Vin de Pays as well as Premier Cru wines to prevent the ‘disappearance of the region’.
Wine giant Hardys has joined the reality TV bandwagon by launching Wine Idol – its own version of the cult show Pop Idol.
The boom time of Australian wine exports could be over according to government figures published today.