A Loire Valley winemaker who disobeyed France's appellation system has escaped with only a token fine, in what his lawyer described as a 'slap in the face' for officials.
A pair of companies accused of combining to prey on defrauded wine investors and cheat them out of more money have been closed in the public interest by the UK's…
France's highest court has quashed opposition to the creation of a Quarts de Chaume Grand Cru in the Loire, and producers hope it could prove a blueprint for the region.
Prosecutors in France's Loire region have asked for a local winemaker to be fined for allegedly tricking consumers by wrongly linking his vin de table to the appellation controlee system.
A UK wine investment company that took millions of pounds of investors' money for wine it never had access to has been closed in the public interest.
UK police say that they have exposed an investment firm that took up to £1m in orders for fine wine that it never had access to.
There has been a sharp drop in the number of French winemakers converting their vines to organic, but supporters believe consumer demand will spark a fresh growth phase.
Wine storage firm London City Bond will expand its number of private vaults for clients after buying an old Second World War munitions bunker.
UK-based wine investment company Bordeaux Fine Wines Ltd has been put into provisional liquidation in the public interest.
Hugh Jones has been named as winner of the 2013 Young Wine Writer of the Year award at a ceremony in London this week.
Another two companies offering wine investment options have gone into liquidation in the UK, including The London Vines Ltd with an estimated deficit of hundreds of thousands of pounds.
Many producers in the Loire will be crossing their fingers for next year after a ‘difficult and complicated’ 2013 harvest, but there could still be some attractive wines.
Boltons Investments Ltd has become the latest wine investment group to go into liquidation.
Daniel Snelling, a wine investment fraudster who used stolen millions to fund his lavish lifestyle, has been imprisoned for seven-and-a-half years.
Daniel Snelling, who ran Nouveau World Wines Ltd and Finbow Wines Ltd, has been found guilty of four counts of conspiracy to defraud and money laundering after a two month…
The Nobles Crus wine fund has been suspended due to a lack of liquidity.
A 38-year-old man, his sister and two others have been charged with two counts of conspiracy to defraud and one count of money laundering.
Bradleigh Anthony Caley and John George Evans have both been banned from acting as directors for 12 years for their part in the Fine Wine Vintners Ltd investment scam.
Wine Grapes, Jancis Robinson's 'illuminating' guide to 1,368 grape varieties, has won the prestigious Andre Simon Memorial Drink Book Award.
Collapsed wine investment company Vinance plc owed £5m-worth of wine to its 1,300 clients when it went into administration, according to administrators.
Jean-Pierre Meyers, an important shareholder in internet wine company 1855.com is reported to have pulled his money out of the company.
The client database of Vinance plc, which went into administration last month, has been bought by Albany Vintners.
The Wine Investment Association, a self-regulatory body designed to set standards for wine investment, was launched in London yesterday.
Wine investment company Vinance plc has gone into administration, affecting thousands of investors
Valuations of fine wines by the Nobles Crus wine fund have been questioned by the Financial Times and by French website LeVif/L’Express.
The future of French internet wine company 1855.com is looking increasingly perilous as its detractors become more and more vociferous.
Another UK-based wine investment company has disappeared leaving many of its customers empty handed.
Pancho Campo, who was at the centre of last year's controversy around the organisation of wine tastings in Spain, has resigned from the Institute of Masters of Wine.
Wine investment company Beaumont Vintners went into liquidation on 5 April.
The Oxford Companion to Beer has won the prestigious André Simon Memorial Award Drinks Book category.