Tim Atkin MW, the award-winning wine columnist and Decanter contributor, is moving to The Times newspaper.
A director and another man involved with wine merchant Templar Vintners have been arrested and charged with conspiracy to defraud.
Tim Atkin MW’s weekly column in Sunday newspaper the Observer will be radically reduced from the end of this month.
Financial authorities on Guernsey have issued a warning against London wine merchant Templar Vintners for running an unauthorised wine fund.
The long-running conflict between Chaume and Quarts de Chaume in the Loire’s Layon Valley has been resolved.
Wine writer Martin Isark has issued a writ against Majestic Wine, claiming damages believed to be in the region of £50,000.
By changing its dominant grape from Pinot Noir to Sauvignon Blanc the famed Loire AC made its fortune. But the future looks red again, says Jim Budd
Wine writer Martin Isark is suing Majestic Wine over the alleged misuse of a tasting note.
The man behind a highly lucrative wine fraud operation has been sentenced to four and half years in prison for fraud.
Loire region Gros Plant du Pays Nantais has opted to become an IGP (Indication Geographique Protegee) rather than trying for appellation status.
Hertfordshire police have raided the Whetstone offices of International Wine Commodities Ltd (IWC), a company offering wine investments.
Four wine dealers who targeted American investors and conned them out of over £1m received sentences of up to four and a half years last week.
Muscadet in the Loire has been hit even harder than expected as growers report the crop is around one third its usual size.
Would you buy a £230 bottle of champagne that's been left under hot lights at 22c? Jim Budd woudln't. He finds leading retailers selling wine at well above the recommended
The Bordeaux Wine Trading Company, a wine investment company under investigation by UK police, has reappeared under a different name.
Wine merchant the Bordeaux Wine Trading Company is threatened with being struck off the companies register for failure to comply with UK company law.
The Muscadet vineyards at the western end of the Loire Valley have had their potential 2008 harvest reduced by half following a severe frost last week.
There are growing doubts as to whether creditors of collapsed wine broker Uvine will ever get paid.
After investigation by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) five employees of a St Albans wine company are go on trial for conspiracy to defraud.
Wine investment company Bordeaux Advisory has disappeared leaving investors chasing hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of wine that had been bought at ten times its real value.
Wine merchant PMH Wines Ltd has become the latest UK merchant to fail to pay Bordeaux négociants for en primeur wines.
Collapsed UK wine merchant The Cellaret failed to pay Bordeaux negociants for 2005 en primeur ordered and paid for by their customers, it has emerged.
Evans & Tate, Australia’s sixth largest producer has called in the administrators.
Chateau de Marmorieres in La Clape has become the latest victim of major fraud, with the theft of 18,000 bottles worth €50,000 (£34,000).
The long running Evans & Tate saga looks set to end following the announcement that a legally binding restructuring agreement has been signed.
After the collapse of a restructuring deal with bankers ANZ, struggling Australian producer Evans & Tate is being courted by two potential rescuers.
Proposals sent out to Uvine creditors last week offer them the chance to get 95% of their money back.
Uvine directors could face criminal prosecution on nine counts of financial misconduct following a recent administrators’ report to creditors.
After two wine merchants went bust last year, buyers of en primeur in 2007 need to make sure they safeguard their assets, says Jim Budd
EU regulations that allow En Primeur buyers to return their wine and demand a refund are under review and may be changed.