The first 1,000 cases of wine produced by Hollywood A-listers Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie were snapped up within hours of going on sale on the internet.
Importer Liberty Wines has joined the growing number of companies who have pulled out of the London International Wine Fair (LIWF), criticising the show’s location in the process.
Described as 'genuinely humble' and 'an absolute gem of a man', Decanter Man of the Year 2013 Gerard Basset is widely credited with transforming the perception of sommeliers around the
Bidders at an auction of wines from famed Catalan restaurant El Bulli will now also have the chance to secure lunch with chef Ferran Adria and a selection of memorabilia.
Calls to ban alcohol ads and sponsorship in the UK as part of a bid to cut binge drinking 'should play no part in a free society', according to the…
Champagne sold 14m less bottles in 2012, a 4.4% decline after a slump in pre-Christmas trade.
Antonio Galloni, lead critic of the Wine Advocate, is leaving the Robert Parker publication to start his own web venture, citing ‘a strong desire to return to my entrepreneurial roots’.
A ‘modest’ Champagne worker who chanced upon a US$1m collection of gold coins stands to pocket half the proceeds when the treasure is auctioned later this year.
UK retailer Majestic Wine could be set to abandon its foray into television advertising, focusing instead on new store openings and forging closer relationships with its customers.
Ornellaia, Dom Perignon and Chateau d’Yquem, direct from their cellars, are the highlights of Sotheby’s first New York auction of 2013.
Michael Symington CBE, who led his family’s Port business after the Second World War and helped lay the foundations for its future expansion and success, has died aged 87.
New Zealand is 'firing the first shots' in a push to boost wine sales in China in a collaboration between government and New Zealand Winegrowers.
Scientists have developed a means of testing grapes for smoke taint – a vital tool as bushfires continue to threaten vineyards, particularly in Australia.
Champagne's second biggest business, Vranken-Pommery Monopole, registered a 5% fall in Champagne sales last year - further evidence of a decline across the sector.
Wine enthusiasts can now indulge their passion and back the right to bear arms at the same time by joining the National Rifle Association of America's Wine Club.
Chilean winery Luis Felipe Edwards has acquired 700 hectares of vineyard bordering the Nilahue estuary in the coastal Colchagua Valley.
Speculation is growing that Penfold's and Wolf Blass owner Treasury Wine Estates could be a takeover target, with a rumoured price tag as high as A$4bn-plus.
Piedmont winery Trinchero has had to remove the family name from its wine labels in the US after facing a legal threat from the maker of the Sutter Home brand,…
South Africa exported a record-breaking 417m litres of wine last year – but bulk shipments continued to account for more than half of volumes.
The value of Austrian wine exports has more than doubled over the past decade despite a decline in shipment volumes, according to the country's Wine Marketing Board (AWMB).
Prosecco emerged as the wine favourite among shoppers in the UK at Christmas, with soaring sales of the Italian sparkler reported by Majestic, Waitrose and Tesco.
New York-based online wine marketplace Lot18 is axing one-third of its workforce – its second round of job losses in a year – as it unveils a major change in
Chris Stroud, new European marketing manager for New Zealand Winegrowers, says the trade body’s key challenge in 2013 will be maintaining its premium position while coping with the small 2012
Award-winning English winery Wickham Vineyard has gone into administration, according to local press reports.
John Buck, chairman of Hawke's Bay winery Te Mata Estate, has been awarded a Companion of New Zealand Order of Merit (CNZM) for his work in wine and the arts.
Several parts of South Australia are facing 'catastrophic' fire risks over the next few days as temperatures across the region are expected to hit near-record levels.
Marisco Vineyards owner Brent Marris has bought the historic Leefield Station estate in Marlborough to feed growing international demand for the company's wines.
Top Rhone vintages and white Bordeaux were among the most sought-after lots in Sotheby's last Hong Kong auction of 2012, illustrating the 'rapid expansion in taste' of Asian market.
Champagne group Vranken-Pommery Monopole has spent more than €37m increasing its vineyard holdings with the purchase of five companies in the region, including Bissinger & Co.
Champagne Louis Roederer has sold one of its Bordeaux properties, Chateau Bernadotte, to the Hong Kong-based King Power Group, a leading travel retail and duty free business.