Chris Mercer

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.

Bodegas Tobia cellars

Rioja producer Oscar Tobia is experimenting with alternatives to oak barrels for ageing and plans to release a blended white wine partially matured in chestnut and ash.

Artesa Annapolis

Codorniu-owned Artesa Vineyards is to sell its Sonoma County estate, but the group denied the move is connected to protests by environmental groups over its planned vineyard there.

Vin Societe

French wine producers have increased their lobbying of the country's government in the hope of preventing tougher measures against alcohol and greater clarity on the rules around publicity in an…

Mondavi Carneros

Michael Mondavi Family Estate, run by several descendants of Robert Mondavi, has agreed to sell its Carneros winery in favour of finding a smaller-scale winemaking cellar elsewhere in Napa Valley.

Nazis Berlin Opera Champagne

Seventy years after Allied forces crossed the English channel to begin their bloody D-Day assault on Nazi-controlled Europe, the new issue of Decanter magazine looks back at how France's Champenois…

Sir Alex Ferguson, fine wine

With 26 years as manager of Manchester United Football Club, it's only natural that Fergie's preferences in wine are steadfastly red. Chris Mercer finds out how his passion for collecting

Taylor's port 1863

Taylor's is looking to take advantage of rising interest in aged and rare Ports among fine wine buyers by launching a single harvest Tawny from the mid-19th Century.