Swiss winemaker Dominique Giroud has been cleared of illegally topping up tens of thousands of bottles of AOC St Saphorin with unapproved wine.
The local government responsible for the controversial Mosel bridge project in one of Germany's best-known wine regions has rebuffed safety concerns surrounding its building plans.
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.
A grapevine growing technique handed down through centuries of generations on the island of Pantelleria after it was settled by the Phoenicians has been granted UNESCO World Heritage status.
A fresh takeover trend has gathered pace in Australia's wine industry after Hardys owner Accolade Wines said it had agreed a deal to buy Grant Burge Wines in Barossa for…
Laura Jewell MW is to leave her role as Tesco's head of wine product development to become Wine Australia's director for the UK and Europe.
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…
Independent wine shops have enjoyed a resurgence in the UK in the past few years, according to a new study, suggesting more consumers are willing to avoid supermarket aisles.
Australia's wine sector is braced for more mergers and acquisitions after Hardys owner Accolade Wines said it was in talks to buy award-winning Grant Burge Wines.
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.