Loire producer Domaine des Baumard has provoked fury by challenging the new Quarts de Chaume Grand Cru appellation in France's Supreme Court.
Another UK fine wine company has disappeared from the radar leaving orders unfulfilled – while its director sets up a similar company under another name.
François Chidaine, a leading figure in Loire viticulture, has resigned from InterLoire’s executive claiming the organisation is incompetent and bureaucratic.
A Luxembourg wine merchant has been defrauded of thousands of Euros of wine by a man posing as the agent for a premier league footballer.
Wine merchant Bordeaux UK Ltd, which sold wine investments, has gone into voluntary liquidation.
The French appeal court in Montpellier has upheld the sentences handed down in the notorious Red Bicyclette fake Pinot Noir case.
Quarts de Chaume in Anjou is awaiting ministerial approval to become the Loire's first Grand Cru.
A small Loire producer of natural wines faces two years in jail or a hefty fine for labelling his wines wrongly.
Clients of online wine merchant 1855.com are becoming increasingly concerned about delivery of their wines.
The managing director of a company selling non-existent Bordeaux en primeur has been found guilty of fraud.
The head of a wine investment company has admitted going on a cocaine-fuelled spending spree with investors' money but denies fraudulent trading.
Simon Baile, the former owner of Oddbins, has prompted a flurry of negative comment after buying five of his shops back from administrators Deloitte.
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The last Oddbins shops closed last night with the loss of around 300 jobs.
Thirty-seven Oddbins shops have been sold as a going concern to EFB (European Food Brokers) Ltd.
The administrators in charge of Oddbins are confident a deal will be finalised for the chain by the end of this week.
Interest in the Oddbins portfolio, range of shops and stock is increasing, while the winding up order from Pol Roger Ltd is withdrawn.
A senior Oddbins employee was paid a five-figure sum early in March in redundancy compensation, three weeks before the company's 120 staff were made redundant.
Oddbins has applied to go into administration to protect it from creditors applying for winding up orders.
Wine investment company director Benedict Moruthoane has been jailed for 7.5 years for fraud.
Bordeaux merchant 1855.com, which is being sued for failure to deliver paid-for wines, says its problems are due to the general economic downturn.
Dozens of orders, mainly from the 2003 and 2005 Bordeaux vintages, have been left unfulfilled by internet wine merchant 1855.com.
The trial of six people involved in three allegedly fraudulent wine investment companies started in St Albans Crown Court this week.
London fine wine merchant and broker Fine & Rare is for sale with an estimated price of £35 to £40 million.
Pancho Campo MW is no longer listed as a ‘fugitive’ on the Interpol website.
Wine investment company Wine Traders International Ltd has been ordered to close in the public interest.
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For the first time ever the UK has a national fraud reporting and advice service.
The Metropolitan Police have arrested another two people in connection with the Nouveau World Wines fraud investigation.
Fraud squad officers have arrested six people in connection with an Australian wine investment scam.