Chris Mercer

Bulli

Dates are set for the auction of El Bulli's wine cellar, which could fetch up to US$1.6m for the now-closed restaurant's new research foundation.

Paul Schaafsma

The new general manager of Accolade Wines in the UK is on a mission to see Hardys competing 'at every price point' in the country's wine market.

Green Awards

New Zealand’s Yealands Estate winery has beaten off global competition to be crowned the Most Sustainable Medium Business at the International Green Awards in London.

Napa Valley

A US$100m wine investment fund set up by China's Hina Group has no shortage of potential targets among top wineries in California, according to an adviser.

champagne

Sainsbury's wine division is basking in the reflected glory of British Olympic success after reporting strong Champagne sales in its latest results.

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The US Justice Department has accused Rudy Kurniawan of attempting to suppress evidence and has filed a motion defending its search of the alleged wine fraudster's home.

fraud

A former employee of wine storage business Legend Cellars is accused of stealing US$2.7m-worth of wine from private clients' lockers.

rain over napa

Brazil could be about to see a rise in sales of wine from Napa Valley, after the country agreed to recognise the California wine region's Geographic Indication status.

Grenache

France is to host what is being billed as the first international competition solely for Grenache wines, to help shed light on a frequently overlooked grape variety.

WineStars

The Dragons' Den-style talent show WineStars has signed a deal with Wines of Argentina and is planning to launch a consumer sales website in the next few months.