Chris Mercer

Domaine de la romanee conti

A series of high-profile burglaries in the past two years suggest that wine cellars have joined banks, art galleries and jewellery shops at the top of the criminal underworld's hit…

Domaine de la Romanee Conti

See below to find a list of the DRC wines stolen from The French Laundry restaurant's cellars on Christmas Day, including the vintages and bottle numbers.

Hotel owner New Century Tourism Group has officially become the owner of 37-hectare Chateau de Birot in Cadillac Cotes de Bordeaux.See also:Chart: Chinese-owned chateaux in BordeauxComment: Cautious Chinese chateau buyers…

See the charts below to view the number of Bordeaux chateaux bought by Chinese investors to date, as well as where and when the deals were done.

Yealands Estate

New Zealand wine firm Yealands has said it may sell shares in its business to raise funds for vineyard purchases, as it seeks to become the country's largest producer.

Mosel bridge

Campaigners opposed to the Mosel bridge project in Germany have filed a criminal complaint against the state-backed building plan, following more reports that experts believe it is unsafe.

Beaujolais Nouveau may be derided as a gimmick by some wine lovers, but official figures in the Decanter graphic below show there is still plenty of consumer demand around the…