Decanter writer John Stimpfig scooped the top gong at the inaugural Louis Roederer International Wine Writer’s Awards.
A French magazine fined two years ago for calling Beaujolais a ‘vin de merde’ has had the original libel decision overturned by the court of appeal.
Police in the Languedoc-Roussillon are ‘very scared’ that the actions of the CRAV will result in serious injury or death.
The Bordeaux and Bordeaux Supérieur Union has launched a new line of wines aimed at the young adult market and only available through the internet.
The winner of this year’s Geoffrey Roberts Award will use her bursary to help fishermen in south Sri Lanka regain their livelihoods.
Forget En Primeur - the most authoritative notes from the Bordeaux barrel tastings come from the little-known UK website wine-journal.com
A biochemist based in Burgundy has invented a kit that promises to remove cork taint from a contaminated bottle of wine in under one hour.
A splinter group of disaffected winemakers in the south of France is thought to be responsible for a horrifying attack on a Spanish wine tanker on Wednesday night.
French actress Carole Bouquet says the 2004 vintage will be her last in Bordeaux.
Pernod Ricard is set to become the world’s second largest drinks company after a bid to buy UK-based Allied Domecq was accepted last night.
The UK can now rightfully boast that it is the world’s culinary leader after 14 British-based restaurants made it into the list of the world’s top 50 eateries.
Decanter presented a £25,500 cheque to the charity WaterAid this week after raising the sum through the Decanter World Wine Awards.
French drinks giant Pernod Ricard has confirmed it is looking to buy UK-based counterpart Allied Domecq.
The Institute of Masters of Wine will host an inaugural seminar on Biodynamic wines next week in an effort to unveil some of the ‘mysticism’ surrounding the practice.
Terroir plays no part in the production of great wines, a report to be presented to the Royal Economic Society in Nottingham will say today.
UK Chancellor Gordon Brown has again targeted the wine trade with a 4p tax hike on a bottle of wine prompting many in the trade to rail against his 2005
Decanter raised £100,000 for charity last night at a dinner at the Royal Opera House, attracting a host of stars of wine and opera.
US$1.46m (€1.1m) was raised for charity at the ninth Premiere Napa Valley auction on Saturday, with one 5-case lot going for a staggering US$50,000.
Sideways – which is rapidly becoming the world’s most talked-about wine movie - scooped the Oscar for best adapted screenplay in Los Angeles last night.
Oscar-tipped wine film Sideways is dramatically affecting wine sales in the US, according to leading market analyst ACNielsen.
Harpers, the UK’s oldest wine magazine, has been bought by an American ex-pharmaceutical company as part of a wider deal involving Harpers’ parent company, Highbury House.
It is with sadness that decanter.com reports the deaths of two great winemakers.
Dave West, playboy owner of the cut-price Calais wine warehouse Eastenders, is to open a new members-only club in London’s exclusive Mayfair district.
Former William Pitters boss Bernard Magrez is actively stalking the world’s finest properties with his coffers bulging after the sale of his spirits business.
William Pitters, the spirits group founded by Bordeaux entrepreneur Bernard Magrez, has been sold to French drinks group Marie Brizard it emerged today.
A group of top wine journalists will be assembling at some of Europe's best, and highest, ski resorts this weekend - strictly for oenological purposes.
The wine world has already started cashing in on the success of wine-geek film Sideways with winebid.com putting wines from the film up for auction.
UK wine retailer Thresher is aiming to ‘demystify’ fine wine with a prestige collection including some of the best names in New and Old World wines.
The long-running Chanson fraud case was concluded today with the two ex-directors of the Burgundy négociant being found guilty of deceit and falsification.