Francois Lamarche, winemaker and owner of Domaine Lamarche in Burgundys Vosne-Romanee, died on Tuesday afternoon following a tractor accident at his family's holiday home in Baudrieres, also in Burgundy.
A new Bordeaux-based association for wine start-up companies was launched this week at Vinexpo.
A hail storm at in the early hours of Monday morning has caused widespread damage across much of the Loire communes Vouvray and Reugny.
Bordeaux's oldest wine ranking, the Grands Cru Classés en 1855, is applying for the same UNESCO World Heritage status as the climats of Burgundy, and the cellars of Champagne.
The final of this year's Left Bank Bordeaux Cup was held on Friday night in the cellars of Chateau Lafite Rothschild, with Cambridge University placing first among eight teams competing…
Bernard Arnault of LVMH – owner of Hennessy, Moët et Chandon and Chateau Yquem – continues to head up the list of wealthiest wine owners in France, according to the…
At least four Bordeaux estates that were sold to Chinese buyers over the past two years are back on the market.
The health lobby in France has invoked the Evin Law in a call for stricter limits on what bloggers and social media users can write about wine online.
A new dating site aimed at wine lovers has been launched by Francoise Pauly, the founder of wine jobs website VineaJobs.
Chateau d’Yquem in Sauternes last night had 380 half-bottles of wine worth €125,000 stolen from the chateau cellars.
The difference in the price of vineland between French appellations is greater than it has ever been, according to a study.
As the Chinese economy slows, new figures confirm that Chinese consumers are seeking out less expensive wine brands.
For the first time, Robert Parker is allowing his name to be used in a branding exercise: a €2000 case of Bordeaux 2009s.
Haut-Brion owner Domaine Clarence Dillon has bought Chateau L’Arrosée, a Grand Cru Classé estate in Saint Emilion.
Domaine Clarence Dillon, owner of Chateaux Haut-Brion, La Mission Haut-Brion and Quintus, is to auction over 500 lots of ex-chateau wine from vintages spanning 1891 to 2012.
The public auction of Eylsee Palace wines saw frenzied bidding over two sessions, raising €718,000 (including auction charges) – a sizeable increase on the estimated €250,000.
Researchers at Bordeaux university's faculty of oenology have identified a potential issue with premature oxidation affecting red wines.
The 2012 en primeur campaign has entered its final stages with the release of Vieux Chateau Certan, L’Eglise Clinet, Leoville Las Cases, Brane Cantenac, Figeac and Léoville Poyferré.
Property magnate Jacky Lorenzetti has beaten at least one First Growth in a fierce bidding war for Pauillac estate Chateau Béheré, whose vineyards lie next door to Chateau Mouton-Rothschild.
Chateau La Commanderie in Pomerol has been sold to a young Hong Kong couple, Andrew and Melody Kuk.
Chateau Ausone is ‘an unqualified success’ with a price drop of 28%, wine merchants say.
A new art gallery will open at Chateau Mouton Rothschild this summer to permanently house the travelling exhibition Mouton Rothschild: Paintings for the Labels.
New price releases are being met by an increasingly small pool of buyers in the Bordeaux 2012 campaign.
The last two days have seen a few attempts to get what has been described as the ‘forgotten Bordeaux 2012 campaign’ finally moving, but customers are 'turning their backs on…
Chateau de Pic in the Cadillac Cotes de Bordeaux, Chateau l’Enclos in Sainte Foy la Grande and Chateau Patarabet in Saint Emilion are the latest Bordeaux estates to reportedly pass…
French Senator Yves Daudigny is looking for support for a new tax on wine sold in France.
Smith Haut-Lafitte and Pichon Baron head a fresh flurry of Bordeaux 2012 wine releases, as this year's campaign continues to lack vigour.
Paris and the Ile de France region hopes to receive its first basic appellation wine - an IGP - in the next few months.
The French government is due to auction off 1,200 bottles of its 12,000-strong official wine cellar.
Wine merchants have expressed some dismay at today’s flood of releases, with First Growth Chateau Haut-Brion leading the pack.