Domaine Faiveley has acquired one of the best-known names in Chablis, Domaine Billaud-Simon, marking the family-owned producer's second big purchase in the space of 12 months.
Many winemakers in California believe the state's drought will not drastically affect this year's harvest, which they say is running two weeks early and is expected to yield a healthy…
Some of Chile's biggest wine producers are working to revive the Pais grape that arrived in the country with Spanish colonisers but has since lost favour to more modern international…
France's Senate has backed tougher rules on pesticide spraying following concerns about residues drifting into nearby villages from vineyards, but the house rejected campaigners' calls for mandatory pesticide-free zones.
Cape Mentelle winemaker Rob Mann has left Australia to become director at Newton Vineyard in the Napa Valley as owner LVMH seeks to improve quality at the Californian estate.
A company believed to be backed by Chinese investors has bought Quixote Winery in the sought-after Stags Leap District of California's Napa Valley.
The owner of Penfolds, under-pressure Treasury Wine Estates, has been seeking to clear space for the new vintage of the brand's luxury wines by offering a promotion on existing stocks.
To de-stem or not to de-stem: is it every Pinot grower's Hamlet moment?
Discount retailer Lidl is 'ripping up' its UK stores to make space for thousands of cut-price French wines, including Bordeaux Grand Cru, but sourcing some of the more prestigious names…
A company backed by Chinese investors has agreed to buy Yaldara Winery in Barossa Valley from McGuigan wines producer Australian Vintage for A$15m.
Convicted wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan has agreed to pay $3m and 'tell everything he knows' to settle a lawsuit with billionaire collector Bill Koch, after his sentencing was again delayed.
Rudy Kurniawan has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for selling thousands of fake fine wines blended in the kitchen sink of his Los Angeles home. Look back at…
Think the Médoc only produces reds? Think again. With roots reaching back centuries, top dry whites can be found throughout Bordeaux – if you know where to look. James Lawther…
A crucible of experimentation, Crozes-Hermitage is home to a band of young producers with New World attitudes. Matt Walls introduces some of the names you should know, and finds a…
Debts at bankrupt UK wine merchant En Primeur Ltd are higher than originally thought and there are concerns over apparent gaps in the firm’s stocks.
One of Bordeaux's largest wine groups, Vignobles Andre Lurton, has sold its 42% stake in Margaux fifth growth Chateau Dauzac.
Individuality is the watchword in this still-emerging region, says Katie Kelly Bell. Visit soon for a taste of California’s frontier spirit...
South Australia – and the cool-climate Adelaide Hills region in particular – has taken the lion's share of prizes in the seventh annual Mamba Awards for Australian wines on sale…
The Malibu coastline outside Los Angeles has become California's newest American Viticultural Area (AVA), which winemakers hope will raise the region’s profile.
Swiss winemaker Dominique Giroud has been convicted of tax fraud, but his spokesperson said the verdict 'does not come as a surprise'.
Canada's wineries are backing the creation of an online directory to help raise awareness of their wines and attract more tourists.
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Burgundy's wine council, the BIVB, is overseeing trials of nets in the region's vineyards as a way of defending vines from hailstorms.
Tensions are running high in the Rhone Valley with negociants and cooperative cellars clashing over the advance purchase of grapes for the 2014 harvest.
In contrast to exquisite Provence, where the hills tumble like dominos into the sea, coastal Languedoc is flat and sandy: bucket-and-spadeland. Visually un-thrilling, unless you're five-and-a-half.
Not since Jean-Claude Rouzaud's legendary party back in 1997 have there been so many wine luminaries from around the world gathered together for an anniversary celebration.
The UK government has sold off more mature Bordeaux, including several bottles of Chateau Latour's acclaimed 1961 vintage, to balance the books in its wine cellar.
Champagne's ruling council has said houses and growers can harvest at a yield of up to 10,500kg per hectare in 2014, following a slight upturn in consumer demand.
Languedoc producer Domaines Paul Mas is planning to plant vines in the Venetian island of Sant' Erasmo.
One of Italy's oldest winemaking families, the Frescobaldi family, has recruited tenor Andrea Bocelli to help launch the second vintage of its Gorgona wine produced by prisoners.