Chris Mercer

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…

travel destinations, holiday, romantic destinations

Police investigating drug dealing in Tuscany have arrested several winery workers in Montalcino, the town that has given its name to Italy’s famous Brunello di Montalcino wines.

See the charts below to find out what types of wine closure are the most popular worldwide, and to see the statistical disparities between manufacturers.

Nomacorc corks

The founder of the world's largest producer of synthetic corks, Nomacorc, may pursue acquisitions after joining with Bespoke Capital to buy out the group's previous majority owner, Summit Partners.