Sonoma winemakers' plan to be the 'first 100% sustainable county' in the US is a well-intentioned but ultimately meaningless goal for most wine drinkers.
A small-scale wine producer in Italy's Campania region has drawn the attention of Moet Hennessy-owned Champagne house Veuve Clicquot over the colour of its labels.
Exports of Australian wine have slipped back in the past year due to weaker consumer demand in the country's biggest markets.
A fugitive wanted on charges of embezzling close to $1m at the California wine company that he used to work for has been found in Mexico and deported back to…
Winemakers in New Zealand's Marlborough region still have a long way to go to understand the potential of the land beneath their feet, according to Ara winemaker Jeff Clarke.
Young wine drinkers in the US will struggle to match the financial firepower of the retiring 'Baby Boomer' generation in the next decade, potentially putting pressure on sales, researchers have…
An ex-cellar auction of Louis Jadot wines in Hong Kong has demonstrated the pull of strong provenance for buyers, while a rival sale showed ongoing healthy interest in mature Bordeaux.
Wine critics have been paying their respects to Pamela Vandyke Price, considered one of the first female wine writers, who has died aged 90 after a long illness.
A late Christmas surge in consumer demand failed to prevent global Champagne sales dropping by 1.5% last year versus 2012, to 304m bottles, new figures show.
Auction house Sotheby's intends to capitalise on Burgundy wines' popularity by selling rare vintages spanning five decades direct from the cellars of Maison Joseph Drouhin.
Fifth-generation Australian winemaker Grant Burge has praised firefighters for averting the potential destruction of his Krondorf winery in Barossa Valley, as bushfires hit South Australia.
A lawyer in the US has been accused of running an illegal fine wine business after police claimed to have seized up to US $200,000-worth of wine from his home.
France's government is aiming to put Burgundy's vineyards and the entire Champagne sector on the UNESCO world heritage list, to the delight of producers after they missed out last year.
Exports of South African wine hit a new record volume in 2013 thanks to rising consumer interest in the UK, Germany and US.
A letter supposedly from a militant French farmers' group has warned winemakers not to sell to foreigners and cited the recent helicopter crash at Chateau de la Riviere - a…
Tributes have poured in for wine and political writer Simon Hoggart, a previous contributor to Decanter, who has died aged 67 after losing his battle with pancreatic cancer.
A new £15m London restaurant is set to stock a 60,000-bottle wine cellar with decades-old vintages of the world's most famous wines, including 100 vintages of Bordeaux's Chateau d'Yquem. Owner…
The chief executive of Constellation Brands has rejected a suggestion that consecutive large harvests in California will lead to an outpouring of cheaper wine from the US region.
Qualifying for the Left Bank Bordeaux Cup 2014 will begin in the US this month, with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) putting forward, for the first time, one of…
Magnums of Prosecco and Champagne surged in popularity over Christmas, according to UK supermarket Sainsbury's, with several retailers including Majestic and Tesco reporting higher festive wine sales versus 2012.
A group of wine collectors is hopeful of finally recouping millions of dollars-worth of wine not seen since Hurricane Sandy hit New York, 'devastating' the professional cellar they were using.
Cabernet Sauvignon has replaced Spain's Airen as the world's most popular grape variety, shows a new study, but researchers warned of shrinking diversity in vineyards.
Champagne Taittinger has said that Kevin McKee has left his job at rival house Moet Hennessy to join the group as UK director.
Campaigners fighting the controversial Mosel bridge project in one of Germany's premier wine regions have seized on a leaked expert study that warns the project could be structurally unsafe.
A malaise hanging over Bordeaux means the fine wine market spent of much of 2013 in the doldrums, and the early outlook for 2014 is subdued.
Napa Valley wine producer Duckhorn has filed legal action against a rival wine group and retail giant Wal-Mart, claiming that it has trademark rights over the word 'duck' on labels.
French wine broker and producer Castel has been hit with a €4m (US$5.46m) fine for not telling France's competition watchdog that it had bought Burgundy's Patriarche.
Burgundy's Drouhin family has doubled its vineyard land in Oregon after expanding into the Eola-Amity Hills area, rounding off a series of wine investments in the US state in 2013.
Billionaire William Koch is no stranger to shoot-outs with alleged wine counterfeiters, and his appearance for the prosecution at Rudy Kurniawan's trial offered a rare glimpse into the wine collector's…
Chateau de la Riviere will press ahead with a Buddhist ceremony to mark the estate's transfer to Chinese owners, as rescue workers continue to search for billionaire buyer Lam Kok…