The majority of Bordeaux 2007 wines are disappointing, says American wine guru Robert Parker.
English sparkling wine has shown that it has the potential to challenge highstreet Champagne, a Decanter tasting has proved.
The production of wine in Arab countries around the Mediterranean is on the increase, with Syria set to begin production within two years.
UK wine writer Monty Waldin is to feature in a new television series on Channel 4, charting his attempt to produce biodynamic wine in France,decanter.com has learned.
Jamie Davies, co-founder of Schramsberg winery and a pioneer of American sparkling wines, has died aged 73.
Former Chateau Petrus winemaker Jean-Claude Berrouet has become the latest high-profile wine professional to attack en primeur – calling it ‘madness’ and ‘a disaster for wine’.
The editor of wine magazine La Revue du Vin de France has accused his government of 'contempt' for French culture in a scathing attack in Decanter.
Big company bosses and top professionals consume the highest amounts of alcohol in the UK, says the Office of National Statistics (ONS).
Wine giant Constellation has sold both the Inglenook and Almaden brands, as well as the Paul Masson winery, to The Wine Group, it was announced today.
He’s not interested in making friends, just the best Sauvignon Blanc around. Didier Dagueneau tells OLIVER STYLES where it’s at
A Champagne producer with far right-wing connections violently attacked a regional journalist in Reims yesterday.
A French court has ruled that newspaper articles on wines should be subject to the same health and safety guidelines as alcohol advertising and display health warnings.
Robert Parker’s influence on Californian wines has forced winemakers to lose their sense of balance, says a cult Santa Barbara producer.
Wine writer and newly-appointed Decanter World Wine Awards chair Tony Aspler has received Canada’s highest civil honour, the Order of Canada.
Acclaimed film director Martin Scorsese has produced a 10-minute television advert for Cava producer Freixenet.
Robert Parker has accused Mondovino director Jonathan Nossiter of ‘bigotry’ and ‘stupidity’.
Around 100 helicopters were called in to hover over Marlborough vineyards last night in a bid to save the local vines from frost.
Oz and James’ Big Wine Adventure returned to UK television screens this week, continuing in the vein of the highly successful first series.
Middle class wine drinkers have been vilified in the UK press as the chief culprits behind alcohol abuse in the country.
Lunch at Chateau Lafite, a private weekend on the Antinori estate, and backstage tours of the Royal Opera House were just some of the charity auction lots going under the…
One of Bordeaux’s top red wine chateaux, Cos d’Estournel, has released its first ever white wine.
Two vineyards in the northern Rhone appellation of Cornas are under threat to a local building project, it has emerged.
Chateau Carbonnieux in the Graves region south of Bordeaux has kicked off the 2007 harvest.
Swiss wine producers on the shores of Lake Geneva face a possible wine contamination threat from ladybird infestations discovered in the region.
Wasp venom found in very young wine can cause severe allergic reactions, say doctors in Spain.
The French wine harvest is expected to produce just under 50m hectolitres of wine, the lowest production level since 2003, says the French agriculture ministry.
Baron Elie de Rothschild, the man credited with overseeing the post war revival of Chateau Lafite, has died aged 90.
Film star couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie visited a southern French vineyard last week, but will not buy it despite reports to the contrary.
In what scientists are hailing as the greatest breakthrough in a generation, Australian researchers have identified the aromatic compound that produces the black pepper smell in red wine.
Bordeaux proprietor Anthony Barton has said that high prices for the 2006 vintage are reasonable, comparing the campaign to that of the 1989 vintage.