Gallo

E&J Gallo, the second-biggest wine company in the world, is reinventing its wines to become Gallo Family Vineyards, it was announced today.

Constellation swallows Vincor

After six months of bids and rejections Canada’s Vincor International has finally ceded to a takeover bid by US wine giant Constellation Brands.

Pavie debate: Robinson speaks out

Jancis Robinson MW has responded to Robert Parker’s recent comments attacking British wine tasters with letters to the New York Times and International Herald Tribune.

Cantenac-Brown sold

Chateau Cantenac-Brown, the third growth Margaux estate, has been sold, it was announced today.

Militant winemakers walk free

Four militant winemakers walked free from Montpellier magistrates court yesterday despite being found guilty of traffic violations.

CRAV attacks return to south

Bombings, vandalism and arson have returned to southern France with the CRAV reviving its activities following last month’s winemakers’ demonstrations.

Bordeaux responds to Languedoc attack

Three heads of the Bordeaux wine industry have written an open letter to the French wine community in a bid to end the ‘stigmatisation’ of the region.

Wine and Cheese incompatible, says research

To some, it will be like saying Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers were out of step. But new research has revealed that cheese and wine do not make the perfect…

My passion for wine: Peter Bazalgette

His great great grandfather designed the London sewage system, and he has been accused of taking prime time TV to a gutter level. Yet OLIVER STYLES finds the media tycoon…

Enotria sold for £8.2m

Enotria, London’s original Italian wine importer, has been sold for £8.2m, it emerged earlier this week.

Boizel still holds candle for Lanson

Lanson looks set to be taken over by fellow Champagne house Boizel Chanoine Champagne after two potential buyers pulled out of talks earlier this week.

Room at the bottom

A cellar is the ultimate accessory for those who want their wine collection to be taken seriously. OLIVER STYLES looks at the options available for those with or without the…

Room at the bottom

A cellar is the ultimate accessory for those who want their wine collection to be taken seriously. OLIVER STYLES looks at the options available for those with or without the…

Violence returns to south of France

Three people were injured and around 100,000 litres wine destroyed when militant winemakers descended on Sète and Montpellier in the early hours on Tuesday.

Savanna Samson - courtesy of universityofsavanna.com

US wine lovers will be delighted and appalled in equal measure by the release of a particularly voluptuous vintage early next year.