The winemaker for Bolgheri estate Ornellaia has said the term 'second wine' should be phased out to convince consumers that they are not just second best.
For Chablis winemakers who can manage rot in their vineyards, the 2013 harvest may yet yield some pleasantly surprising wines, say producers.
London restaurant Texture claimed the honour of the UK's best wine list at the National Restaurant Awards last night.
Jan Konetzki of London’s Restaurant Gordon Ramsay has won the 2012 UK Sommelier of the Year – at the fourth time of trying.
Fusing the pop-up restaurant concept with its regular wine dinners, The Providores – the London restaurant co-owned by New Zealand executive chef Peter Gordon – relocated for one night from…
Francesca Planeta, one of three cousins who have run this awarded Sicilian winery for the past two decades, was in London recently to launch the family’s latest addition to its…
The Yeatman, the luxury wine-spa hotel created by The Fladgate Partnership – owners of Taylor’s, Fonseca and Croft Port houses – celebrates its inauguration on Sunday.
A cellar is the ultimate accessory for those who want their wine collection to be taken seriously. OLIVER STYLES looks at the options available
Australian drinks giant Foster's is being courted by potential investors from China and Europe, say reports.
Portugal’s best white wines are worlds away from the sweet, fizzy image of Vinho Verde – even those from the maligned region itself. But producers face an uphill battle to…
French wines are being sold in a Russian 'cartel' market at up to 25 times their original price, according to official sources in Moscow.
Decanter contributors were lauded for their efforts at the 2009 Louis Roederer International Wine Writers’ Awards in London last night.
The spending downturn in the US could herald a new style of Californian wine, New York Times columnist Eric Asimov has said.
Luxury brand giant Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessey has announced massive wine and spirit losses in the first half of 2009.
Sales of 2008 French table wine and Vin de Pays have plummeted by nearly a quarter this year, according to statistics released this week.
A Spanish children’s book about winemaking has won the prize for best illustrated wine publication.
A new film that ridicules the world of wine is set to be shown in San Francisco next month after receiving positive reviews from previous screenings.
Christian Audigier's new Champagne launch was scuppered last night after cases of the fashion guru's wine were stolen from London's Movida nightclub just hours before they were to be unveiled.
By Tina Gellie ‘In terms of grape-eating, I’m ahead of everyone else – except maybe my dog,’ said Dan Buckle about how fastidious the Mt Langi Ghiran team is about…
The EU has announced it will drop plans to allow red and white wines to be blended to make rosé, agriculture minister Mariann Fischer Boel announced today.
What a difference 23 years can make. Tasting the stellar 1982 and 2005 St-Emilions side by side we found a remarkable contrast.
The French national appellations institute has approved a new AOC in the Allier region of central France
The militant French winemaker group CRAV struck again yesterday, setting fire to a cooperative and vandalising a bottling line in the south of France.
The wine cellar of the UK government is worth nearly £800,000, a Foreign Office minister has revealed today.
A collection of producers in the Nuits-St-Georges area of Burgundy is petitioning the French appellations body to upgrade a plot of land to grand cru status.
A 1928 Krug has broken the world record for the most expensive bottle of Champagne sold at auction.
Following the announcement of its new Chinese estate, the head of Domaines Baron Rothschild (DBR) has told decanter.com the company had been considering a move to the country for 15…
American actor Scarlett Johansson was named ‘ambassador’ for Champagne house Moet & Chandon at a gala film evening in London this week.
The boom of blue chip Bordeaux wines may be over, according to senior industry commentators.
Several hundred thousand hectolitres of Vin de Pays d’Oc was fraudulently sold and exported to the US over the last four years, it has emerged.