Chateau d'Yquem's pricing of its long-awaited 2011 vintage has split opinion among merchants, with some suggesting the bar could have been set lower to generate more interest.
A spate of hot and humid weather has led many Bordeaux estates to bring forward their Merlot harvest, as overall conditions remain 'hugely challenging'.
A few weeks ago, I crossed the Rhine in traveling from France’s Alsace into Germany’s Baden. Under the blissful Schengen arrangements, it’s an uneventful occasion; no one wants to thumb…
How refreshing to sit next to someone who enjoys such stratospheric success in their world that they attach no concern to staying on message.
With only three years’ experience of winemaking behind him, back in 1969 Paul Draper took on a small, historical vineyard in California, turning it into a legend and himself into…
Michelin's 2014 guide for UK & Ireland rewarded Peruvian restaurant Lima, as well as Heston Blumenthal, but Joel Robuchon was not so lucky.
Winemakers in California's Paso Robles have applied to split the American Viticultural Area into 11 new sub-appellations to highlight its diversity to consumers.
At Edgmond Wines, we place a particular focus on sourcing the very best wines from the New World, in particular Australia, South Africa, New Zealand and the USA. Through this…
Chateau Listran in the northern Medoc has changed its name after falling victim to a growing problem of trademark 'brand squatting' in China.
French wine industry lobby group, Vin & Societe, has launched a campaign to force France's Government to listen to its concerns ahead of a new public health bill.
Constellation Brands has announced that it is investing $20m to buy more land and expand winemaking facilities to support rising sales of its premium brands over the medium-term.
The European Commission has said it plans to drop trade barriers to Moldovan wine, in a riposte to Russia’s ban on imports.
Minimum alcohol pricing looks set to stay off the UK Government's policy agenda until at least the next General Election, the chief executive of the country's Wine & Spirit Trade…
Early signs at Bordeaux estates including Chateau d'Yquem and Cos d'Estournel point to a good quality 2013 harvest for Bordeaux's dry white wines and Sauternes, but producers need the sun…
David Dearie's departure from Treasury Wine Estates is a reminder that the Australian wine industry is still working through serious challenges, despite newfound acclaim.
Masters of Wine have voted to retain a third, written paper for students, after a week of intense debate.
Vintage wines and Cognac produced more than a Century ago are undervalued in the fine wine market, according to the director of the Oracle Paradis Wine Fund.
The former finance director of winemaker Francois Lurton is due in court in Bordeaux for misappropriating EUR50,000 of company funds before his departure in 2011.
Treasury Wine Estates has announced the abrupt exit of its chief executive, prompting more tough questioning from analysts about the group’s struggling US wine business.
A private collection of thousands of rare Austrian wines are set to be auctioned in Vienna.
Vines in Italy's Veneto region are under threat from a new pest, Japanese spotted wing fruit flies, as the 2013 harvest gets underway.
Stephen Brook reports back from the first UK showing of 'icon' Swiss wine Electus, made by Provins.
Cantina Valpolicella Negrar manages 600 hectares of vineyards, situated mainly on the hillsides of Valpolicella Classico.
Cru Bourgeois vice-president Francois Nony says he wants to continue supporting the classification, despite his wines not being included in its 2011 vintage selection.
Wines of South Africa has appointed marketing specialist Siobhan Thompson as its new chief executive.
A majority of merchants surveyed by fine wine index Liv-ex believe that prices will edge upwards in the remainder of 2013, but experts warn the market is still weak.
The director of Château Mouton-Rothschild shuns the pomp and circumstance that goes with being at the helm of a Bordeaux first growth, preferring to remain immersed in the vineyards and…
Venues in Australasia that will be showcasing Decanter award-winning wines from 1st October 2013