UK wine retailer Majestic expects strong sales momentum for Prosecco to continue, after drinkers' thirst for the Italian sparkling wine proved a highlight of its financial half-year.
Just four months after being founded, Wally's Auctions has added to evidence that New York's wine auction scene remains buoyant in autumn 2013 after its inaugural sale fetched $2.68m.
French wine groups Castel and Vranken-Pommery Monopole have signed a partnership deal to jointly sell rosé wine around the world.
California wineries are looking to make up for lost time in China by targeting young professionals who are serious about their wine but willing to branch out from an older…
Bottles of 1914 vintage Moet & Chandon Champagne have significantly beaten sales estimates at a Sotheby's auction in London, with the much-lauded 1928 vintage also faring well.
The managing director of Laithwaites owner Direct Wines has said his company is not turning its back on the UK, after agreeing to sell its Virgin Wines business in the…
The austerity-filled atmosphere hanging over China's fine wine sector shows little sign of clearing, but many remain optimistic for the longer-term.
Wine merchant Lea & Sandeman is offering a liquid reward for information on thieves who impersonated warehouse staff to steal hundreds of bottles of Champagne.
Lawyers representing alleged wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan are due in court to argue for him to be examined by psychiatrists.
New Zealand wineries' confidence in global demand has kick-started fresh vine plantings in Marlborough after a five-year lull, but space will increasingly be at a premium, the chief winemaker for…
US wine producers have become indirectly embroiled in a trade dispute between the US and Canada that could hamper access to their second biggest export market.
Hardys producer Accolade Wines is looking to profit from the growing popularity of New Zealand wines after agreeing to acquire several brands including Mud House and Waipara Hills.
Friends and former colleagues from across the food and wine world have been paying tribute to Charlie Trotter, one of the most revered chefs in the US, who died suddenly…
The sole director of collapsed wine investment firm Bordeaux UK has been banned from boardrooms for close to a decade after his accounting of millions of pounds of investors’ money…
One of South Africa's foremost wine producers, Kanonkop, came close to remembering a 40th anniversary for all the wrong reasons after a fire ripped through the estate's offices and tasting…
The Court of Master Sommeliers has welcomed three new members, but several times that number failed to get past the body's strict examination policy.
As many in Argentina are keen to look beyond Malbec, Trapiche's chief winemaker thinks producers could do a lot more to promote the diverse styles of its signature grape variety.
Loic Avril, of Heston Blumenthal's flagship Fat Duck restaurant in the UK, has been crowned the world's best young sommelier.
An Italian court has annulled an earlier ruling restricting the use of the Barolo Cannubi name on wine labels, in a move that some believe will confuse consumers.
French wine merchant Castel is pursuing its trademark dispute in China at the country's Supreme Court and has said it will 'take any measures' to win.
Treasury Wine Estates has been accused of misleading shareholders by not warning them early enough of its plan to spend millions of dollars to destroy excess wine in the US.
A Pinot Noir has won the Jimmy Watson Memorial Trophy for best red wine in Australia for the first time, penetrating the duopoly of Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz over the…
Bordeaux 2011 wines on show at last week's Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux tasting in London received a mixed reception from the assembled audience of top critics and merchants.
China's richest have continued to get richer in 2013, but several wine and spirits companies have warned that consumer demand for premium drinks is more sluggish than expected.
Vranken Pommery Monopole has struck a more upbeat tone than some of its rivals after seeing Champagne sales rebound in the third quarter of its financial year.
Domaine Faiveley has seized a rare opportunity to expand in Burgundy's Gevrey-Chambertin appellation, by agreeing to acquire Domaine Dupont-Tisserandot for an undisclosed fee.
A Japanese wine has won a regional trophy at the Decanter Asia Wine Awards (DAWA) for the first time in all Decanter competitions, according to the newly-released results for this…
A Europe-wide police operation has uncovered a suspected organised crime network believed to be responsible for selling up to EUR2m-worth (US$2.7m) of fake Domaine de la Romanee-Conti wine.
Chile's white grape varietals, and particularly those in the region of Casablanca, look to have been hit hardest by the country's worst bout of frost in several decades, according to…
Hong Kong’s former first secretary, Henry Tang, is suing a US-based lawyer who questioned the authenticity of a small number of wines he sold via auction earlier this year.