Chris Mercer

En Primeur 2013

Chateau Latour has been testing the waters in the market and is expected to release around a thousand cases of its 2003 vintage ahead of the en primeur week for…

Dan Jago, the head of wine, beer and spirits at Tesco who was suspended alongside several other directors pending an internal investigation, is set to return to active duty at…

Bordeaux Fine Wines Ltd

Kenneth Gundlach, director of collapsed Bordeaux Fine Wines Ltd in the UK, has been banned from company boardrooms until 2030, after failing to deliver millions of pounds-worth of wine and…

majestic

Majestic Wine has said that its long-serving chief executive, Steve Lewis, has stepped down with immediate effect as the UK retailer enters a ‘crucial stage of its development’.

Strong bidding during the AfrAsia Bank Cape Wine Auction in South Africa saw total sales rise by 50% on the previous year, with Vrede en Lust, Saxenburg and Paul Cluver…

French wine regions

Weaker shipments of Burgundy and Bordeaux to key markets caused an overall drop in French wine exports in 2014, overshadowing stronger demand for Champagne, show new figures.

Sir Winston Churchill drank so much Pol Roger Champagne that there is a cuvee named in his honour. Here are some of the wartime leader's top quotes on wine, as…

French Laundry

Most of the $300,000 of Domaine de la Romanee-Conti and Screaming Eagle wines stolen from The French Laundry restaurant in California on Christmas Day have been found in a warehouse…