Chinese basketball star-turned-wine producer Yao Ming is using crowdfunding to try to raise US$3m to help build a visitor centre for his wines in California's Napa Valley.
Merchant Berry Bros & Rudd has revamped its management structure, with managing director Hugh Sturges departing after 14 years with the company and Kirsten Kilby appointed chief executive of the…
French media group Bouygues has been forced to deny the death of its CEO, who is also co-owner of Chateau Montrose in Bordeaux, following a press report.
Robert Parker Jr has marked the end of an era by announcing that he will stop reviewing Bordeaux en primeur wines, handing over the reins to Neal Martin.
US wine exports dropped below the US$1.5bn mark last year from their record high in 2013, with shipments to many major markets affected by the strong dollar.
US-based consumers have continued their resurgence as wine auction buyers, accounting for 84% of lots sold at the latest Acker, Merrall & Condit sale.
Let’s get one thing straight from the outset: if you’re looking to top up your tan with a little winter sun, this probably isn’t the place for you. But if,…
English wine producers are hailing 2014 as a year to remember after a warm, dry September produced one of the earliest harvests in recent times.
Global wine production is expected to fall by as much as 4% in 2014, despite a rebound in France following last year’s small crop, says a new report from Rabobank.
Tesco wine boss Dan Jago is one of three senior executives reportedly asked to step aside today as the retail giant continued a probe into a £250m profit overstatement, according…
Farr Vintners has bought fellow fine wine wholesaler Magnum Fine Wines for an undisclosed sum after founder Alan Rayne decided to retire from the wine trade.
Nicolas Feuillatte, the French entrepreneur behind the Champagne of the same name, has died at the age of 88.
Penfolds and Rosemount owner Treasury Wine Estates could soon be at the centre of a bidding war after attracting a second offer to buy the company.
Leading industry figures Brian Walsh, Brian Croser and John Casella have been appointed to the board of the new Australian Grape and Wine Authority (AGWA), which begins operations today (1
The Australian wine industry is mourning the death of Doug Lehmann from a suspected heart attack, almost a year to the day after his father died.
There are concerns about a future excess supply of Moscato in the US after California reports its biggest wine grape harvest on record for 2013.
Hundreds of mourners have paid tribute to Australian wine pioneer Perc McGuigan, who has died aged 100.
The price of German Riesling is set to rise thanks to a weather-hit 2013 growing season, with yields down by as much as 30% on a typical year.
A three-year, A$33.75m action plan aimed at rejuvenating the Australian wine industry has been finalised by the Winemakers’ Federation of Australia (WFA).
Bordeaux's Groupe Taillan is aiming to make Osoyoos Larose 'the best wine in Canada' after buying out joint venture partner Constellation Brands.
A Canadian investment group has beaten off competition from several wineries to secure 670 acres of prime vineyard land in Washington State for more than US$16m.
Duckhorn has become the latest Napa Valley winery to invest in Washington State and is preparing to launch a Cabernet Sauvignon sourced from the Red Mountain area.
Multi-millionaire Indian businessman Analjit Singh has bought a stake in top South Africa winery Mullineux from English investor Keith Prothero.
The 2013 Sauternes vintage is shaping up to be a bright spot in an otherwise tough year for Bordeaux, according to several sources in the region, including Chateau d’Yquem's managing…
South Africa has continued to build its reputation for fine wine after the country's second record-breaking auction within two months raised more than ZAR8.4m (US$843,000).
A multi-millionaire Australian winemaker who made his fortune by selling off Rosemount Estate at its peak will spearhead his country's bid to win the next America's Cup yacht race.
Austria's vineyards are facing their fourth consecutive small harvest in 2013, thanks to a combination of hail, drought and poor weather during flowering.
A legal battle is looming between Apple and the Champagne authorities amid reports suggesting that the electronics giant is poised to launch a 'Champagne'-coloured version of the iPhone.
Two further autumn auctions with over 800 lots of fine Bordeaux, Burgundy and Champagne worth up to HK$60m have been announced by Sotheby's Hong Kong.
A new, three-year, A$36m strategy has been unveiled with the aim of restoring profitability to the Australian wine industry.