Mike Roberts MBE, a pioneer of English wine and co-founder of one of the country's best-known estates, Ridgeview, has died.
Yellow Tail wines owner Casella has agreed to buy rival Australian wine group Peter Lehmann in a deal that values the company at A$70m.
Chateau Mouton Rothschild has revealed its 2012 vintage label created by Miquel Barcelo, the final artist commissioned by the late Baroness Philippine de Rothschild.
Mass street protests in Champagne last week reflect rising frustration over taxes and social charges, say winemakers and growers.
Plummeting prices for Bordeaux first growths in the last three years serve as the latest cautionary tale in a long history of boom and bust for chateaux and negociants, according…
Penfolds and Rosemount wines producer Treasury Wine Estates is to close the 130-year-old Ryecroft winery in McLaren Vale in order to cut costs.
An alliance of Burgundy’s wine council, Airbus air defence engineers and Bordeaux wine magnate Bernard Magrez have agreed funding to test the use of drones to detect killer vine diseases.…
More than a thousand Champagne grape growers this week joined with farmers for street protests against execssive tax that led to activists bricking up the entrance to a local government…
Hip hop star Jay Z has bought a stake in the Armand de Brignac Champagne brand, but the structure of the deal is unclear.
Jose Bove, the European Parliament member famous for trampling GM crops, says France's court system would be guilty of 'environmental schizophrenia' if it upholds its conviction of a biodynamic winemaker…
The recently departed King of Spain, Juan Carlos, has officially opened a tasting and restaurant complex that is served by a 70,000-bottle wine cellar in the newly rebuilt Castillo Ygay…
A return to form for Bordeaux 1982 led the line as fine wine buyers bought all lots offered in Hart Davis Hart's Bordeaux-only auction in Chicago.
Majestic Wine has angered a number of its supplier wineries by asking them to help fund a new warehouse for the retailer in the UK.
Fierce bidding for old and rare Champagne in the UK and US over the past fortnight has further cemented the category's place on the global auction scene.
More than two thirds of people surveyed by the Royal Society for Public Health want to see calorie counts on beer, wine and spirits, according to a new study.
Vandals claiming allegiance to the French militant winemaker group Comite d'Action Viticole (CAV) have attacked social security offices in Languedoc Roussillon, as tension rises over the level of aid available…
Thousands of bottles of fine wine, many from boutique producers in California, are set to be destroyed in the US after being seized in a police raid, unless their owner…
Two of the UK's largest wine merchants have merged their businesses after restaurant supplier Bibendum agreed to acquire retailer-focused supplier PLB, amid tough trading conditions in the country.
Corney & Barrow has raised the alarm after being offered suspicious bottles of a rare Burgundy wine that has previously fetched thousands of pounds at auction.
France is on course to overtake Italy as the largest wine producing nation, according to new figures from the International Organisation of Vine & Wine (OIV).
Winemakers in Barossa and Clare Valley are splitting their vineyards into new sub-regions as part of a stronger focus on soil and climate in Australia's wine sector.
Many Bordeaux 2012 wines were showing well in the bottle at the recent Unions des Grands Crus tasting in London critics reported, but prices continued to concern merchants.
Jacob's Creek winemakers are keen to produce more wine styles part-aged in barrels previously used for Scotch and Irish whiskies.
Frost enveloped young buds in Barossa's vineyards this week, almost a year to the day since heavy frosts caused serious damage to vines in the region.
Australia's d'Arenberg winery is planning to build a AUS$11m, multi-storey tasting room and restaurant complex in the heart of its vineyards, modelled on the design of a Rubik's cube.
Chicago's Hart Davis Hart will hold its first Bordeaux-only auction at the end of this month, in what could prove a key test for signs of improved buyer confidence in
Thierry Roset, the chef de caves at Charles Heidsieck Champagne house, has died at the age of 55.
Sotheby's has sold a 114-bottle 'super lot' of DRC Romanee-Conti wines for more than US$1.5m in Hong Kong, reinforcing collectors' thirst for top Burgundy and setting a new auction record.…
This year's Cape Winemakers Guild Auction saw a record amount spent with red wines from three estates beating the previous top price for a lot.
A new drug that suppresses people's desire to drink too much wine has been backed by the UK body responsible for approving new medicines and health treatments.