Bordeaux magnate Bernard Magrez, owner of four classified estates, will next year open the first in a small chain of boutique hotels.
The planned wine cultural centre for downtown Bordeaux has finally unveiled its name, three years after the project was first announced.
Nicolas Glumineau, formerly of Chateau Montrose, is taking over the running of Roederer’s Bordeaux estates after the departure of Sylvie Cazes last week.
The house where 10,000 bottles of fake Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) wines were found had been under surveillance by Chinese police for some time.
Sylvie Cazes, president of the Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux and co-owner of Chateau Lynch Bages, will be stepping down from her role as director of Chateau Pichon Comtesse…
Fine wine prices will be driven down with the Chinese government's crackdown on smuggling, Don St Pierre has told Decanter.
Bordeaux 2012 is a vintage with low, soft tannins and good fruit flavours, vignerons say – but a good deal of work is necessary in the winery to deliver that
Jean-Guillaume Prats, who has just announced his departure as managing director of Cos d'Estournel, will be taking up a new post with LVMH-owned Estates & Wines – makers of Cloudy…
Bordeaux vignerons have lost their fight with the Bordeaux Wine Bureau (CIVB) over fees, which they claimed were being wasted.
ASC Fine Wines has announced that as of next week, October 15, John D Watkins will succeed Don St Pierre Jnr as CEO, whilst St Pierre will become Executive Chairman…
The English owners of Domaine Sainte Rose in Languedoc-Roussillon are to return to their British roots with the purchase of 90 acres of land near Canterbury and the Kent coast.
French Wineries are cutting back on capital investments, a new study suggests, even as Bordeaux reaches record levels of exports.
England's largest wine estate, Nyetimber, has announced it will be making no 2012 sparkling wine, because the difficult growing season means it can not produce sufficiently high quality wine from…
Lord Norman Foster has designed new cellars for Bordeaux's Chateau Margaux.
Sauternes will not be a great vintage, one producer has said, as vignerons hope last week’s rains will finally kick start development of botrytis, or noble rot.
Bordeaux schoolchildren as young as six are to be encouraged to learn the rudiments of winemaking and viticulture.
Independent winegrowers across France are calling on the government to underwrite an insurance scheme to protect them from the effects of bad harvests or currency fluctuations.
Chateau Bellefont-Belcier, a Saint Emilion Grand Cru Classe, is the latest property - and the first classified growth - to be sold to a Chinese purchaser.
The majority of white grapes in the 2012 Bordeaux harvest have been brought safely in to the cellars under warm and sunny conditions, but the forecast for the week ahead…
French wine producers are preparing a defence against the possibility the EU may allow US imported wines to be called chateau or clos.
Work has begun on a number of upscale apartments in Tokyo aimed at wine lovers that are due to be completed by September 2013.
Michel Chapoutier of Maison Chapoutier has vowed to fight Chinese forgers who have launched a brand of clothing using his name.
Chateau Pavie’s owner Gerard Perse was 'overcome with emotion' as his property's promotion to St Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classé A was confirmed today.
Chateau Les Carmes Haut-Brion has doubled its vineyard holdings with the inclusion of vines from newly-purchased estate Chateau du Thil Comte Clary.
The Bordeaux 2012 harvest will be several weeks later than in recent years – and France's overall harvest will be the smallest since 1991, according to the agriculture minister.
Provence rosé could suffer the same fate as Beaujolais Nouveau if the region’s producers chase profits ahead of quality and bottle too early, some producers are warning.
Burgundy's vineyards are continuing their tough year, after a third hailstorm within a month damaged vines in the Hautes-Cotes-de-Beaune and Hautes-Cotes-de-Nuits areas.
Recent clients of embattled California custom winemaking business Crushpad Inc could be helped out by the company's former Bordeaux operation, it has been revealed.
The world's first undersea wine cellaring service 1,000m deep and 150km off the Atlantic Coast will open next year.
Vineyards in Macon have reached the next stage in their battle for promotion to Premier Cru status.