Perhaps we're all biased, but the wine drinker's year seems one of unrivalled sensual excitement: we can relish the scents of distant places, and taste time itself via a seasonal…
Don Bryant of Bryant Family Vineyard tells Kyle Schlachter why Bordeaux will always be the benchmark - and why it makes him mad he can't say Bryant is the best…
Decanter experts give their verdict, tasting notes and drinking windows on Meursault wines from the Burgundy 2010 vintage.
Champagne shipments will fall by around 3% in 2012 back to the level of 2005 and 2006.
My 24th year as a surrogate drinker is drawing to a close. 2012 has been a torrent of stimulation, some of the highlights of which I'll describe this week and…
Soo Hoo Khoon Peng, the Singapore-based Malaysian businessman reported to have bought Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate, still has close ties with the fine wine retailer Hermitage Wine, Decanter.com has learned.…
The French wine industry wants wine to be given heritage status and protected under law.
After six years of court battles Portuguese wine company Sogrape is now back under control of its founding family.
Chateau Rieussec, the Sauternes estate owned by Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) has joined Chateau d’Yquem in announcing that it will not be making a 2012 vintage wine.
Canadian wine critic Natalie MacLean has denied offering wine reviews in return for website subscriptions, but has promised to fully reference third-party reviews amid growing scrutiny of her practices.
A new film following the fortunes of 12 Languedoc-Roussillon winemakers is released next month.
Christie's Finest and Rarest Wines and Spirits sale last week, featuring spirits from Paris's Le Tour d'Argent restaurant, fetched nearly £4.2m (US$6.7m) and broke several records.
Olivier Bernard, owner of the renowned Graves property Domaine de Chevalier, was unanimously voted today as president of high-end Bordeaux’s top marketing arm, the Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux…
Chateau d'Yquem has pulled out of making a Sauternes in 2012 after the vintage failed a post-harvest taste test.
Police have arrested a former employee of Brunello producer Soldera in connection with the destruction of thousands of litres of wine.
Chateau Mouton Rothschild has unveiled a wine label designed by controversial modernist artist Jeff Koons for its 2010 vintage.
Opening the world’s best wine shop at the crossroads of the world was the result of imagination and determination to offer a truly unique customer experience when buying emotive products…
Two developments the past week have stirred hopes for Georgia's wine producers, who have been banned from exporting to Russia for more than six years.
Jacques Lardière, one of Burgundy’s best-known (and best-loved) winemakers, is retiring from Louis Jadot, for whom he has worked for over 40 years. You probably already know this: like any…
Penfolds has announced its most expensive collector's item to date – a complete vertical for £1.2m.
A bottle of pre-Revolutionary Cognac fetched more than four times its estimate at Christie's yesterday.
A source close to the deal that Robert Parker has struck with a group of Singapore businessmen to sell Wine Advocate have confirmed the main shareholder is Soo Hoo Khoon…
The risk of depression is significantly lower in women who drink moderate amounts of wine, a study has found.
Maison Louis Latour has just taken an 18-year lease on Chateau des Labourons in Fleurie – an important move in their long-term plan for Beaujolais presence.
Freezing temperatures across Germany in the nights of 8 and 9 December have ushered in a promising Eiswein harvest – for some estates the first for many years.
Italian sparkling producer Ferrari Fratelli Lunelli is actively encouraging its growers to plant vines higher in Trentino to avoid the effects of climate change.
A Montreal wine collector is suing the Societe des Alcools du Quebec for nearly CA$1m after his collection was allegedly exposed to harmful bacteria.
See the winners of the 2013 Best of Wine Tourism Awards in South Africa.