An email promoting a 'Beaujolais breakfast' at Corney & Barrow wine bars has been banned after advertising watchdogs said it could encourage irresponsible drinking.
The US overtook France to become the world’s biggest wine-consuming nation in 2010, according to newly-released figures.
London wine bar and restaurant business Balls Brothers has been sold to Novus Leisure for up to £7.85m after falling into administration late last year.
The long awaited new classification of St Emilion has moved a step closer following a meeting between French appellations body the INAO and leading chateaux in the area.
Rum giant Bacardi is one of about 12 companies to show interest in buying the Piper-Heidsieck and Charles Heidsieck Champagne brands, sources in the region have told Decanter.com.
Chinese fine wine consumers are diversifying beyond Bordeaux and buying an ever wider range of wines from Burgundy and the New World, local merchants say.
California's 2010 grape harvest was down 3% on 2009's figure, but was still the third biggest crop in history, according to official estimates.
John Armit, the founder and chairman of London fine wine merchant Armit, is stepping down after more than 25 years at the head of the company.
A magnum of Chateau d'Yquem is being offered to the first runners over the line in this summer's inaugural Sauternes marathon.
A 237-year-old bottle of vin jaune from France's Jura region fetched a record price of €57,000 at a wine festival auction in the town of Arbois.
The Napa Valley may be set to become cooler as a consequence of climate change, according to a new in-depth study carried out for the local vintners’ association.
Champagne supplies are beginning to run dry after the sector staged a 'remarkable' recovery from the economic downturn, according to luxury goods giant LVMH (Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton).
Singer-songwriter Chris de Burgh is set to become the latest well-known figure to sell off part of his wine collection at auction.
Chateau d'Yquem lovers will soon be able to buy it by the glass at a restaurant in London's West End.
The impending retirement of Spanish wine pioneer Miguel Torres has sparked speculation that one of his children will take over the family business – but which one will it be?
The head of Wine Australia in the UK has called for unity after another of the country’s leading producers withdrew its support for the generic marketing body.
Constellation Brands has completed the sale of a host of popular wine names including Hardys, Kumala and Banrock Station to private equity company Champ.
Alsace 'absolutely' needs a system to help consumers navigate the wildly varying levels of sweetness found in its wines, according to Olivier Humbrecht MW.
Twenty percent of vineyards in New Zealand will be farmed organically or biodynamically by 2020, according to a new target set by Organic Winegrowers New Zealand (OWNZ).
Wine businesses have been left without stock to sell at the busiest time of the year as a result of the collapse of a warehouse roof at London City Bond…
Tim Adams Wines has agreed to buy Constellation’s historic Leasingham winery in Clare Valley, Australia – the place where Adams began his winemaking career more than 35 years ago.
The UK’s wine drinkers have been greeted with mixed news at the start of 2011 – a VAT increase but also an end to a ban on the sale of…
Fine wine from Bordeaux has been a more lucrative investment over the past 12 months than gold, crude oil or shares, according to the Liv-Ex Fine Wine Exchange.
Constellation Brands has sold its wine businesses in Australia, the UK and South Africa to a private equity company in a deal valued at A$290m.
US drinks giant Brown-Forman may sell its Fetzer wine brand, vineyards and winery as the company launches a wholesale review of the business.
Napa-based Huneeus Vintners has added to its portfolio of Chilean wines with the acquisition of Neyen Estate, located in the prime red wine enclave of the Apalta Valley.
Cult mineral water brand Fiji Water has moved into wine with the acquisition of California’s Justin Vineyards & Winery.
UK wine retailer Oddbins is trialling a new, smaller convenience store-style format called 'Oddies'.
A buyer is being sought for London wine bar and restaurant operator Balls Brothers after the company went into administration amid mounting debts.
The UK coalition government is poised to introduce a ban on selling alcohol below the rate of duty and VAT as part of a renewed assault on the country’s binge…