Ostracised grape varieties long consigned to the annals of history are being rehabilitated by winemakers in south west France, who see potential solutions to climate change, high alcohol levels and…
Stag's Leap Wine Cellars has opened a $7m visitor centre that allows tourists to sample wines while looking out across the vineyard that delivered the estate's victory against Bordeaux in…
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The new owner of Lafaurie Peyraguey in Sauternes is keen to buy more prime vineyard sites in the area, but will relinquish lesser terroirs held by the estate as part…
Super Tuscan estate Monteverro plans to significantly increase production of its top wines over the next decade.
Fierce bidding for thousands of wines amassed by ex-Cru restaurant owner Roy Welland has sent prices soaring above pre-sale estimates at a first auction in New York.
Fine wine buyers have spent August rediscovering their thirst for top Bordeaux, according to several traders, but talk of a full-blown recovery is premature.
Strong demand for premium South African wine propelled the 40th Nederburg auction to one of its highest totals, despite lower quantities released for sale.
Brunello di Montalcino's producer council has said it will take legal action against anyone found responsible for the stash of €1m-worth of falsely labelled wine seized by Italian police.
Chilean winemaker Aurelio Montes intends to plant vines in Peru's Sacred Valley, near to the ancient city of Machu Picchu, to test the area's ability to produce wine.
Spilt wine has accounted for the bulk of wineries' estimated financial losses following California's worst earthquake for 25 years, with total costs now believed to be more than $80m.
Summer rain has left winemakers across northern Italy facing difficult conditions for the 2014 harvest, but while many still remain optimistic there are higher hopes further south in the country.
The winners of the 2014 Roederer Wine Writers' Awards have been announced at a ceremony in London, with Decanter columnist Jon Bonne among those claiming prizes.
Italian police have seized enough fake Brunello and Rosso di Montalcino wines to fill more than 200,000 bottles as part of a probe into an elaborate fraud operation, according to
Producers of some of Italy's most famous wines, including Chianti Classico and Brunello di Montalcino, have been angered by an official report that warns vineyards are a potential threat to…
English winemaker Chapel Down is aiming to raise up to £4m via crowdfunding to expand its vineyard holdings and prepare for a coming consolidation period in the English wine sector.
A further six students, including four women, have made it through the notoriously gruelling Master of Wine exams to earn their place in the wine world's elite club.
Stars of the wine world have descended on the Rhone to celebrate the region's Perrin brothers, of Chateau de Beaucastel, jointly receiving the Decanter Man of the Year award.
California's biggest earthquake for 25 years caused close to $50m of damage at wineries and farms in Napa, according to an initial estimate that experts believe is still set to
Sotheby's hopes to break its auction record by selling a single lot of 114 bottles of DRC Romanee-Conti wines in a Burgundy-dominated auction in Hong Kong.
Baroness Philippine de Rothschild, who has died aged 80 in Paris, pursued a successful acting career before launching herself into the family wine business in a move that would make…
Tension has escalated between winemakers in Germany's Mosel region and the organisers of a major rally race after two cars crashed through vineyards on the eve of harvest.
Antique Wine Co has said that a multi-million dollar lawsuit in the US will not deter it from pursuing its expansion strategy in Asia, after it appointed a sales director…
Bordeaux chateaux look set to ease the pain of a weather-blighted 2013 growing season by reporting a much larger harvest this year, officials have said.
Do you have romantic visions of crushing grapes with your bare feet, or is pulling the cork on a good bottle enough of an effort? If you do want to…
Napa's main wine trade body has pledged $10m to a disaster relief fund as local wineries pick through barrels strewn across their cellars by the most powerful earthquake in Northern…
A 4,000-year-old wine cellar discovered in modern-day Israel was used to supply feasting revellers at an adjacent palace, researchers believe.
A powerful earthquake that rocked winery buildings and threw barrels across cellars near Napa in California should act as a warning to producers, some winemakers believe.
McGuigan wines producer Australian Vintage has reported its highest annual profits total for nearly a decade, contrasting markedly with the losses reported at rival Treasury Wine Estates.
The majority owner of Burgundy's Domaine Chanzy is seeking to raise up to £5m via the unusual step of listing the winery on the London stock exchange.