Domaine Faiveley has acquired one of the best-known names in Chablis, Domaine Billaud-Simon, marking the family-owned producer's second big purchase in the space of 12 months.
Many winemakers in California believe the state's drought will not drastically affect this year's harvest, which they say is running two weeks early and is expected to yield a healthy…
Some of Chile's biggest wine producers are working to revive the Pais grape that arrived in the country with Spanish colonisers but has since lost favour to more modern international…
A company believed to be backed by Chinese investors has bought Quixote Winery in the sought-after Stags Leap District of California's Napa Valley.
The owner of Penfolds, under-pressure Treasury Wine Estates, has been seeking to clear space for the new vintage of the brand's luxury wines by offering a promotion on existing stocks.
Discount retailer Lidl is 'ripping up' its UK stores to make space for thousands of cut-price French wines, including Bordeaux Grand Cru, but sourcing some of the more prestigious names…
A company backed by Chinese investors has agreed to buy Yaldara Winery in Barossa Valley from McGuigan wines producer Australian Vintage for A$15m.
Convicted wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan has agreed to pay $3m and 'tell everything he knows' to settle a lawsuit with billionaire collector Bill Koch, after his sentencing was again delayed.
One of Bordeaux's largest wine groups, Vignobles Andre Lurton, has sold its 42% stake in Margaux fifth growth Chateau Dauzac.
Swiss winemaker Dominique Giroud has been convicted of tax fraud, but his spokesperson said the verdict 'does not come as a surprise'.
Canada's wineries are backing the creation of an online directory to help raise awareness of their wines and attract more tourists.
Burgundy's wine council, the BIVB, is overseeing trials of nets in the region's vineyards as a way of defending vines from hailstorms.
The UK government has sold off more mature Bordeaux, including several bottles of Chateau Latour's acclaimed 1961 vintage, to balance the books in its wine cellar.
Champagne's ruling council has said houses and growers can harvest at a yield of up to 10,500kg per hectare in 2014, following a slight upturn in consumer demand.
Auction house Acker Merrall & Condit has agreed to pay a lump sum to billionaire wine collector Bill Koch and change its business practices in order to settle legal action…
Two men who helped themselves to $650,000-worth of wine from a US warehouse on Thanksgiving Day have pleaded guilty to several counts of theft and burglary.
Quinta do Noval has fallen out of step with rivals to declare its 2012 Port vintage.
Online auction site eBay is going more upmarket after signing a deal to partner with Sotheby's to sell a range of collector's items, including fine and rare wine.
The owner of Penfolds has said it is confident of winning a legal battle to protect the wine label in China, after it emerged the group has been targeted by…
Chateau Pichon-Lalande's general manager, Nicolas Glumineau, says it is possible that the entire estate could be farmed organically, but more research is needed first.
The Gallo family, which owns one of the world's biggest wine producers, has been named as one of the richest familiies in the US in a new ranking by Forbes…
Sparkling winemakers in France's Savoie region are set to join an elite club able to use the term 'Cremant' on labels, after gaining approval from officials.
Thousands of pubs and bars across the UK have agreed to offer 'house' wine weaker than 12.5% abv, following government pressure to dissuade harmful drinking.
Dom Ruinart's chef de caves, Frederic Panaiotis, has waded into the debate on disgorgement, arguing that printing dates on bottles of non-vintage Champagne is not worth the effort.
Do official vintage charts tell you much about the wine in your glass? Or has new technology, combined with a heightened sense of regional variation and a dose of commercial…
Violent hailstorms have damaged thousands of hectares of vines in France's Languedoc-Roussillon, only weeks after winemakers in Burgundy and Bordeaux suffered similar deluges.
Australia's Torbreck Vintners has secured long-term grape supplies for one of its top wines after buying Gnadenfrei vineyard in Barossa Valley.
The Chianti Classico Consorzio has opened its first wine education centre aimed at tourists visiting the Italian region.
Trade bodies representing nearly 2,000 wineries in some of the best known US wine regions have taken on their own national government by backing tougher rules on who can register…
A fund of more than €1bn to promote European Union wines around the world is not an efficient use of public money, the European Court of Auditors has warned.