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.
Edouard Labruyere, who owns property in Pomerol, Meursault and Beaujolais, has added a grower Champagne to his portfolio.
Etienne de Montille of Domaine de Montille in Burgundy has bought Chateau de Puligny-Montrachet from the French bank Credit Foncier.
Rhone producers including Michel Chapoutier are threatening direct action to stop the building of an 18m antenna on Hermitage hill.
Wine merchants in Gascony in southwest France are taking Californian wines off the shelves in retaliation to the foie gras ban.
Jean-Jacques de Bethmann, long-time owner of Chateau Olivier in Pessac Léognan, has died in Bordeaux.
The Capbern-Gasqueton family of Calon-Segur was 'reassured' that its properties would remain in French hands, its new owners said today.
The city of Lille has triumphed in the Left Bank Cup, a Bordeaux wine tasting competition sponsored by Decanter.
A Chinese food company has bought a majority stake in major Bordeaux negociant DIVA.
A plot of 200-year-old French vines has just been classified a Monument Historique, the first time a vineyard has been awarded the distinction.
Crushpad Napa has warned it is likely to close its operation if it fails to find funding, and has sent an email to clients warning that a 'wind-down process' is…
Four directors of Maison Labouré-Roi, the 180-year-old Burgundy negociant house, have been accused of various counts of wine fraud.
The director of Chateau d'Yquem, Pierre Lurton, has said he will not be releasing the 2011 vintage en primeur at this time.
Bordeaux's Chateau Larrivet Haut-Brion has experimented with ageing one barrel of its 2009 wine partially submerged in the sea.
Some UK wine merchants are predicting painful months ahead for the Bordeaux market despite more top chateaux dropping their prices this week.
Deals for prestigious wine-growing areas spark rise in the average price of Bordeaux vineyards.
The first of a chain of Bordeaux-only wine bars opened last weekend in Shanghai.
Chateau Lafite Rothschild has said all bottles from the 2009 vintage will use Prooftag anti-fraud seals.
Chateau Haut Brion, Bernard Magrez, Domaine de Chevalier and other Bordeaux luminaries have donated over €2.5m to the new Bordeaux wine cultural centre.
EU-produced organic wines have won the right to use the label ‘Organic Wine’ or ‘Vin Biologique’.
Greek exports are on the rise as wineries adapt to the economic crisis engulfing the country.
As Bordeaux takes another break for bank holidays, the market is digesting the latest round of releases.