Chris Mercer

See the charts below to find out what types of wine closure are the most popular worldwide, and to see the statistical disparities between manufacturers.

Nomacorc corks

The founder of the world's largest producer of synthetic corks, Nomacorc, may pursue acquisitions after joining with Bespoke Capital to buy out the group's previous majority owner, Summit Partners.

See both sides of the debate as a new app launches that promises to show diners the retail prices of the wines on their restaurant menu, as featured in Decanter…

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.