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Plans in France to relocate a living library of 7,000 wine grape varieties, some dating back to 1876, have come under fire from protesters who fear some may not survive
Champagne producers risk losing a generation of younger drinkers if they are complacent about the rise of Prosecco and other sparkling wines in major markets, the sales director of Nicolas…
A growing thirst for wine knowledge in China has prompted the Wine & Spirit Education Trust to develop a Chinese language version of its Level Three 'advanced' course.
Decanter readers are being given the opportunity to taste more than 80 wines from some of Europe's most historic vineyard sites at an exclusive tasting in January.
Serving Champagne in flutes will one day be consigned to the annals of history if Maximilian Riedel, 11th generation of the family glass maker, gets his way.
Bordeaux's Groupe Taillan is aiming to make Osoyoos Larose 'the best wine in Canada' after buying out joint venture partner Constellation Brands.
Asia's fine wine buyers have served a reminder of their financial muscle, with Christie's claiming a new auction record for Domaine de la Romanee-Conti in Hong Kong and rival Sotheby's…
Fine wine merchant Goedhuis & Co has sourced a host of top Bordeaux, including all first-growths, for its 12th charity Wine Dinner and tasting to take place early next year.
A Canadian investment group has beaten off competition from several wineries to secure 670 acres of prime vineyard land in Washington State for more than US$16m.
Emmanuel Giboulot, a biodynamic winemaker in Beaune, has been threatened with a €30,000 fine and six months in prison for not treating his vines against the flavesence dorée disease.
For many French winegrowers, 2013 has been a catalogue of anguish. Unhelpful flowering weather meant a generally poor fruitset, and brutal summer hailstorms cut swathes through a number of vineyard…
Duckhorn has become the latest Napa Valley winery to invest in Washington State and is preparing to launch a Cabernet Sauvignon sourced from the Red Mountain area.
While 1982 is regularly touted as one of the finest-ever vintages, the decade as a whole was the most successful since the 1920s, says Steven Spurrier, who looks at how…
Hubert de Bouard, owner of Chateau Angélus, has replaced Denis Dubourdieu as wine consultant for CA Grands Crus.
Hugh Jones has been named as winner of the 2013 Young Wine Writer of the Year award at a ceremony in London this week.
The Napa wines that famously beat France's best in the 1976 Judgement of Paris tasting have been chosen from among millions of artefacts as one of the 101 items that
UK wine retailer Majestic expects strong sales momentum for Prosecco to continue, after drinkers' thirst for the Italian sparkling wine proved a highlight of its financial half-year.
Just four months after being founded, Wally's Auctions has added to evidence that New York's wine auction scene remains buoyant in autumn 2013 after its inaugural sale fetched $2.68m.
There will be no Burgundy wine for sale at less than £10-a-bottle in 2014, due to three consecutive small vintages, Louis-Fabrice Latour has said.
Chateau Mouton Rothschild has chosen a French painter and sculptor for its 2011 vintage label for the first time in four years.
French wine groups Castel and Vranken-Pommery Monopole have signed a partnership deal to jointly sell rosé wine around the world.
Watch our exclusive video interview with Ian D'Agata, Decanter's World Wine Awards Regional Chair for Piedmont, speaking after his Barolo 1997 and 2001 masterclass at the 2013 Decanter Fine Wine
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This year's Hospices de Beaune auction has achieved a record sales total, raising over EUR6.3m, despite the smallest volume of wine on sale for three decades.
Another two companies offering wine investment options have gone into liquidation in the UK, including The London Vines Ltd with an estimated deficit of hundreds of thousands of pounds.
I am not a Trekkie, but I respect scholarship, so apologies to any wine-loving Star Trek fans who consider the following detail elementary. Drinks served on Starfleet vessels and bases…
All the action from the 2013 Decanter Fine Wine Encounter, held at the Landmark Hotel in London