Hundreds of jobs are being lost in the South African wine packaging industry as bulk exports soar - leading to the spectre of a trade war between the UK and…
Australia's white wine scene is a hotbed of quality, and very much on the up. The country's foremost wine communicator, Huon Hooke surveys new and established wineries, large and small,…
The Bordeaux 2012 harvest will be several weeks later than in recent years – and France's overall harvest will be the smallest since 1991, according to the agriculture minister.
The future of French internet wine company 1855.com is looking increasingly perilous as its detractors become more and more vociferous.
Are you looking for inspiration for your next wine holiday? See Decanter's selection of travel guides to the world's finest wine destinations including Florence, Rioja, Oregon, Champagne, Baden, Finger Lakes…
From avant-garde architecture to outdoor pursuits and culinary delights, this area of northern Spain is a traveller’s paradise, discovers Sarah Jane Evans MW. Taken from the April 2011 issue.
Blends and more recent vintages showed best but our experts bemoaned inconsistent quality and a the number of over-oaked and over-extracted wines among the mix. The wines below scored 15…
The English grape harvest will be about two weeks later and smaller than normal – with winemakers hoping for a fine September to save the vintage.
The protest at the purchase of Burgundy’s Chateau de Gevrey Chambertin by a Macau businessman is a storm in teacup, some observers say.
Provence rosé could suffer the same fate as Beaujolais Nouveau if the region’s producers chase profits ahead of quality and bottle too early, some producers are warning.
Yellow Tail maker Casella is planning to launch a US$10 wine - double the price of the brand that has brought it global sales of more than 30m cases.
Another UK-based wine investment company has disappeared leaving many of its customers empty handed.
With Decanter's first Asia Wine Awards taking place in September, find out more about new judge Charles Curtis MW, who works for Christie's auction house, as the Head of Wine,…
Chateau Bel-Air in Entre-deux-Mers has been sold to Shanghai industrialist Zhi Gen Lai.
The last time I blind-tasted 35 top Australian Chardonnays, the wine which seemed to me to proclaim regional origins more clearly than any was the 2010 vintage of Penfold’s Bin…
California’s West Coast Wine Partners has pledged to set a new direction for Sonoma-based Valley of the Moon Winery after buying it from sparkling wine giant F Korbel & Bros.
With Decanter's first Asia Wine Awards taking place in September, find out more about new judge Claudio Salgado, the hotel manager of the Grand Hyatt Macau.
Carla Capalbo finds the moody landscape of rolling vineyards a picturesque backdrop to the Barolo, truffles, pasta and other regional delights on offer here. Published in Decanter's September 2011 issue.
New Zealand is now the world's 10th largest wine exporter, despite producing only 1% of the world's wine, according to the latest figures.
Hollywood star Robin Williams has put his Napa Valley villa and wine estate up for sale, asking US$35m for the property.
As harvest gets underway in Spain, observers are predicting a reduction in quantity, while prices for bulk wine are already substantially higher than last year.
A case of 1982 Chateau Lafite-Rothschild has sold for US$42,350 at Christie’s first online-only fine wine auction.
The first-ever comprehensive history of all five first growths, by Decanter writer Jane Anson and with a foreword by Francis Ford Coppola, will be published next month.
Decanter is delighted to invite you on a luxury weekend, from Friday 12th to Sunday 14th October 2012, offering you the rare opportunity to visit two of Italy’s greatest wineries…
Chinese consumers drinking wine as an everyday social drink are still only a small part of the market, research has found.
Viña Caliterra has become the only winery to be listed in 'Chile Verde’ (Green Chile) a recently published book promoting environmental culture.
Major Spanish producer Torres is to focus on its retail operation in China with no plans to produce wines there, new managing director Miguel Torres has said.
Patrick Ricard, the man who transformed his family company into one of the world’s biggest wines and spirits empires, has died aged 67.
The departed wine manager of UK supermarket retailer The Co-operative Group says he is ‘flattered’ by a Facebook campaign designed to keep him in his job.
Miguel Torres Maczassek, 38, will take over from his father, Miguel A. Torres, as general manager of the Torres wine empire on September 1. The fifth generation of the family…