Loic Avril of Heston Blumenthal’s The Fat Duck has been named 2013 Young Sommelier of the Year.
International consultant Michel Rolland has signed a contract to consult at Château Figeac – with the stated aim of promotion from premier grand cru classé “B” to the coveted “A”…
Most major port houses are expected to declare the highly-anticipated 2011 vintage over the coming weeks, with Sogrape Vinhos the first to show its hand.
Fine wine exchange Liv-ex has recalculated the 1855 Classification with its price-based ranking of the Bordeaux classed growths, an exercise it last did in 2011.
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Decanter World Wine Awards, we're profiling a number of this year's judges, who are some of the world's most renowned wine experts. Our…
Paul Draper, the chief winemaker for Ridge Vineyards in California since 1969, was awarded the Institute of Masters of Wine's prestigious Winemakers’ Winemaker Award at a ceremony held at ProWein…
More than three and a half thousand bottles of Champagne bottles worth €300,000 have been stolen from acclaimed grower Jacques Selosse in a heist described as 'well-organised'.
The long-awaited court case between billionaire collector William Koch and California collector Eric Greenberg has finally started a day late.
London fine wine merchant Bordeaux Index has opened an office in Los Angeles to target fine wine investors and drinkers in the US, as well as overseas interest in California's…
Watch our exclusive video interview with Frederic Panaiotis, Chef de Caves at Champagne Ruinart, talking about the launch of their latest vintage, Dom Ruinart Rosé 1998, its first vintage rosé…
UK wine distributor Boutinot has completed a management buyout led by three senior directors.
A former employee of Brunello di Montalcino winery Soldera has been sentenced to four years in prison after sabotaging thousands of litres of the celebrated producer's wine.
German wine exports slid by 15.2% in 2012 compared to 2011, continuing a declining trend from the previous year, according to statistics released by the German Wine Institute.
Brazilian winery Lidio Carraro has beaten off competition from larger rivals to be the official wines supplier for the FIFA 2014 World Cup, to be held in Brazil.
I didn’t know what to expect. No, let me rephrase that. Having thought at some depth about this subject, ever since I wrote Peat Smoke and Spirit back in 2004,…
Competition for wines being sold off by the UK Government, including bottles of Latour 1961, has been described as 'intense' by Christie's.
Global Cava exports hit record levels in 2012, although the domestic market has contracted further since 2011.
Francis Ford Coppola Winery in Sonoma announced last Monday that it has purchased Geyser Peak Winery in Geyserville.
Watch our exclusive video interview with Michel Drapper, owner and winemaker at Champagne Drappier talking about his unique styles of Champagne, the current trends and what the 2012 vintage was
'Brittle' and 'lots of make-up' were two of the comments from critics as London had its first look at the 2012 vintage from Bordeaux’s Right Bank properties.