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.
Leading Chinese wine producer Changyu has unveiled a new €70m winery in Ningxia province – and named it after the company's Austrian winemaking consultant.
Exports of New Zealand wine hit record revenue levels over the past year, but volumes were down thanks to the small 2012 grape harvest, according to a new report.
Nearly 100 bottles of Penfolds Grange could raise A$100,000 or more in an online auction of one of the famous wine's largest private collections.
Oregon Pinot Noir has hit the headlines with the news that two leading international wine companies – Jackson Family Wines and Maison Louis Jadot – have made acquisitions in the
Profits at Australia's Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) more than halved in the past year, due in part to the company's decision to destroy large amounts of wine in the US.
Wiener Gemischter Satz, the traditional wine style from the city of Vienna, has been awarded DAC status.
The Hunter Valley wine-growing region risks being 'ripped apart' by changes to New South Wales planning regulations, campaigners fear.
A new gadget which claims to 'age' wine in minutes, improving its taste and making it more mellow, could be on sale by the end of the year after tests…
Scientists studying the chemical structure of red wine are hailing a new discovery which could provide more conclusive proof of the benefits of drinking wine in moderation.
Deliveries to thousands of bars, restaurants and wholesalers in the UK will be 'severely disrupted' if nearly 1,000 drinks logistics workers go on strike, union officials warn.
The fast-growing Blends wine group has bought Montalcino estate Podere Brizio – its third Tuscan wine acquisition in less than a year.
The latest edition of The World Atlas of Wine, co-authored by Jancis Robinson and Hugh Johnson, will be available digitally as an iBook for the first time when it is…
The Whistler Restaurant at Tate Britain, renowned for its extensive wine collection and large number of half-bottles, will reopen with a launch party on 18 November following the completion of…
Chinese officials have seized and destroyed thousands of bottles of Spanish wine after a health scare involving excessive levels of iron.
A New York wine storage facility flooded by Hurricane Sandy is at the centre of a labyrinthine legal battle involving millionaire collectors and a famous London-born restaurateur.
Chinese companies are cutting their spending on alcohol in response to a govenment initiative, but fine wine has not yet been seriously affected, says a new study.
South Africa's historic Constantia Uitsig wine estate is up for sale, with an asking price of ZAR175m (£11.6m).
Penfolds, Beringer and Lindemans owner Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) is planning to destroy large amounts of wine in the US after shipments fell by up to 2m cases.
Plans to introduce minimum alcohol pricing in England and Wales are set to be abandoned this week – to the delight of the drinks industry and the dismay of health
A Sotheby's auction exclusively devoted to the wines of Domaine de la Romanee-Conti (DRC) is expected to raise up to HK$16m (US$2.1m) when it takes place in Hong Kong this…
Australia's 2013 wine harvest was the biggest in five years, rising more than 10% on 2012 to hit an estimated 1.83m tonnes, according to the Winemakers' Federation of Australia (WFA).
The new owners of landmark Los Angeles store Wally's Wine & Spirits are moving into the fine wine auction business with the establishment of Wally's Auction House.
Brunello di Montalcino producer Argiano has expressed its 'satisfaction' after a Siena court acquitted it of all charges related to the long-running Brunello tainted wine scandal.
France is currently on course for a normal-sized grape harvest in 2013, but continued poor weather could yet jeopardise this year's crop, according to the country's agriculture ministry.
English winery Chapel Down is to invest more than £4m in a 'significant' vine planting programme and to expand the company's fast-growing beer business.
The Fladgate Partnership, the owner of Taylor's Port, has continued the trend of consolidation in the industry by buying tawny specialist Wiese & Krohn.
Wally's Wine & Spirits, the biggest wine merchant in Los Angeles, has been bought by Maurice and Paul Marciano, co-founders of fashion business Guess.