Chris Mercer

The UK government wine cellar in London

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.


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.

Gina Gallo

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…

Hail in Aude 2014

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.

Gnadenfrei Vineyard

Australia's Torbreck Vintners has secured long-term grape supplies for one of its top wines after buying Gnadenfrei vineyard in Barossa Valley.

Ecole Ferguson

Washington State's rising reputation for Cabernet Sauvignon has been enhanced by a local winery winning one of the most prestigious prizes at the 2014 Decanter World Wine Awards.


France is being broadly backed by the European Commission in its call for safeguards on who gets access to .wine and .vin internet domain names, setting up a potential legal…

Michel-Jack Chasseuil

One of France's biggest wine collectors has had a lucky escape after gunmen held him hostage and demanded access to thousands of bottles of wine in his cellar.