Burglars who stole $300,000 worth of Domaine de la Romanee-Conti and Screaming Eagle wines from one of California's best known restaurants, The French Laundry, will find it hard to sell…
Dozens of firefighters in South Australia have spent the past two days battling a blaze in the Adelaide Hills region that has destroyed at least half of one winery's vineyards.
Far from cherry-picking vineyards in the top Bordeaux appellations, official figures show Chinese investors have a taste for prudence when buying chateaux in the region - and deals are not…
Hotel owner New Century Tourism Group has officially become the owner of 37-hectare Chateau de Birot in Cadillac Cotes de Bordeaux.See also:Chart: Chinese-owned chateaux in BordeauxComment: Cautious Chinese chateau buyers…
See the charts below to view the number of Bordeaux chateaux bought by Chinese investors to date, as well as where and when the deals were done.
Chinese businessman William Wu has bought control of Swartland Winery for an undisclosed fee, marking rising interest from China in South African wine.
Scroll through this Decanter.com timeline to see how the multi-million-dollar, Rudy Kurniawan wine fraud case has developed in the 12 months since his conviction in a New York federal court.
A year since Rudy Kurniawan was convicted for mass wine fraud in the US, experts are preparing to enter his private cellar to see if wines can be sold to…
Jackson Family Wines has expanded its recent buying spree beyond US shores by acquiring vineyards in South Africa's Stellenbosch region.
The chief executive of Penfolds owner Treasury Wine Estates has said that more than a quarter of the firm's wine brands could be 'retired' or put into joint-ventures with other…
Crimean Winemakers who welcomed the annexation of Crimea by Russia want the country's central bank to print 'commemorative' money with pictures of the territory's vineyards.
Jean-Baptiste Lecaillon has said he expects more Champagne growers and winemakers to shift to organic and biodynamic methods, because of the benefits in the vineyard and in the glass.
New Zealand wine firm Yealands has said it may sell shares in its business to raise funds for vineyard purchases, as it seeks to become the country's largest producer.
A white truffle from central Italy believed to be the world's largest has sold for more than $60,000 at auction in the US.
Marlon Abela, the owner of fine dining restaurants including Michelin-starred The Greenhouse in central London, has bought control of respected UK wine merchant OW Loeb.
It may be an age of austerity, but the quality of Champagne served in the UK House of Lords bar is beyond reproach, according to disclosures made during a Parliamentary…
Swiss winemaker Dominique Giroud has been cleared of illegally topping up tens of thousands of bottles of AOC St Saphorin with unapproved wine.
The local government responsible for the controversial Mosel bridge project in one of Germany's best-known wine regions has rebuffed safety concerns surrounding its building plans.
Campaigners opposed to the Mosel bridge project in Germany have filed a criminal complaint against the state-backed building plan, following more reports that experts believe it is unsafe.
A grapevine growing technique handed down through centuries of generations on the island of Pantelleria after it was settled by the Phoenicians has been granted UNESCO World Heritage status.
A fresh takeover trend has gathered pace in Australia's wine industry after Hardys owner Accolade Wines said it had agreed a deal to buy Grant Burge Wines in Barossa for…
Laura Jewell MW is to leave her role as Tesco's head of wine product development to become Wine Australia's director for the UK and Europe.
Beaujolais Nouveau may be derided as a gimmick by some wine lovers, but official figures in the Decanter graphic below show there is still plenty of consumer demand around the…
Independent wine shops have enjoyed a resurgence in the UK in the past few years, according to a new study, suggesting more consumers are willing to avoid supermarket aisles.
Australia's wine sector is braced for more mergers and acquisitions after Hardys owner Accolade Wines said it was in talks to buy award-winning Grant Burge Wines.
Mike Roberts MBE, a pioneer of English wine and co-founder of one of the country's best-known estates, Ridgeview, has died.
Yellow Tail wines owner Casella has agreed to buy rival Australian wine group Peter Lehmann in a deal that values the company at A$70m.
Chateau Mouton Rothschild has revealed its 2012 vintage label created by Miquel Barcelo, the final artist commissioned by the late Baroness Philippine de Rothschild.
Mass street protests in Champagne last week reflect rising frustration over taxes and social charges, say winemakers and growers.
Plummeting prices for Bordeaux first growths in the last three years serve as the latest cautionary tale in a long history of boom and bust for chateaux and negociants, according…