Girona’s El Celler de Can Roca has knocked Copenhagen’s Noma off the top spot as the World’s Best Restaurant.
Sixties screen siren Brigitte Bardot has added her voice to a chorus of calls from animal rights campaigners for Fortnum & Mason to end sales of foie gras.
Earning the title of Master Sommelier is no easy feat. The exam is notoriously difficult and only those who truly live and breathe in the world of wine have any…
A preeminent line-up of masters of wine, sommeliers, critics and buyers will fly into London this week as the 10th anniversary Decanter World Wine Awards judging week gets underway.
The second auction of more than 8,000 bottles from El Bulli’s wine cellar has taken place in New York, bringing the total raised from the two auctions to US$2.7m.
Wine buying in the future will be an interactive world of mobile apps, virtual sommeliers and tweeting winemakers, according to new research.
I live in the Languedoc, but I try not to write about it too often: I don’t want to bore you all. It’s been just six weeks since the last…
Chateau Pétrus is set for a distribution shakeup, forming a new company as sole distributor.
Brunello producer Gianfranco Soldera has been expelled from the local Consorzio and sued for libel over newspaper remarks made in connection with sabotage at his winery.
Su Birch, the head of Wines of South Africa, is leaving the organisation after 13 years of promoting the country's wines around the world.
English sparkling producer Nyetimber is taking on the biggest names in Champagne by becoming the first English sparkling wine to win distribution throughout Japan – a country that loves its…
Two weeks into the 2012 En Primeur campaign around one-third of Bordeaux’s classified wines on the left and right banks have been released.
Chateau Margaux has announced the appointment of a US brand development manager based in New York.
Zonin is the name of Italy’s largest family-owned wine company and one of the most important in Europe, celebrating the diversity of Italian wine from Italy’s major wine regions. A…
The owner of Rioja's Ysios winery says it has 'no choice' but to file court action against renowned architect Santiago Calatrava Valls, after suffering from repeated leaks in a roof…
Chinese Baijiu group Moutai will purchase cru bourgeois property Chateau Loudenne, according to reports.
Chateau Margaux has matched fellow First Growth Chateau Mouton Rothschild by releasing its 2012 wine at €240 ex-Bordeaux.
Price drops continue to be steady rather than spectacular as the 2012 campaign continues its quick pace.
Hubert de Bouard and Philippe Casteja have been named as having conflicts of interest in the beleagured classification in Saint Emilion as three disaffected chateaux lodged a legal complaint with…
Richard Bigg of London’s Camino chain of Spanish restaurants is aiming to boost the image of Cava with a new bar specialising in the Spanish sparkling wine.
The 2011 Port vintage is set to become the first widely declared year since 2007, with the wines hailed as 'classics', with a character 'rarely seen in the Douro Valley'.
Claude Giraud, the owner of Maison Henri Giraud Champagne, has launched an appeal to the big-name Champagne houses to use more local oak in the production of their wines.
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Michel Chapoutier has spoken exclusively to Decanter.com about his frustration over the recent press reports claiming the winemaking map will be entirely redrawn by 2050.
Chateau Lafite Rothschild has released what it calls 'the most affordable Lafite on the market' with its 2012 vintage, at €330 ex-Bordeaux.
Taste exceptional Award-winners from the 2013 competition, all looking to secure distribution in the UK
Decanter consultant editor Steven Spurrier gives his early verdict on the Bordeaux 2012 vintage, following the en primeur tastings in Bordeaux.
Empty bottles lined the windows, greening the grey Tbilisi afternoon; I sat next to Metropolitan Davit of Alaverdi in the gathering gloom. We stared together at a deeply coloured white…
Australia is aiming to use its biggest-ever wine event later this year to challenge negative perceptions of the country's wine industry.