Chris Mercer

UGC Tasting

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.

Domaine de la romanee conti

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…


Vinexpo has cancelled its 2014 debut show in Beijing and may not try again in future, after failing to secure a licence from Chinese authorities.

Berry Bros

Berry Bros & Rudd's managing director has said the merchant's wine business 'remains pretty healthy', despite contributing to the firm's slide into the red during its last fiscal year.

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New figures show weaker demand for Champagne in Europe has weighed on Moet Hennessy and its owner, LVMH, in the firms' financial year-to-date, but the groups are optimistic for the…

Beverly Hills 90H20

A Californian spring water company is the latest to draw the ire of Champagne’s ruling council, which claims to investigate up to 1,000 potential breaches of the region’s protected name…

Barbara Banke

Jackson Family Wines' chairman, Barbara Banke, is still keen to add vineyards to her haul of the past two years, with owners across Oregon and California more willing to consider…