Chris Mercer

Opus One Collection

Asia's fine wine buyers have served a reminder of their financial muscle, with Christie's claiming a new auction record for Domaine de la Romanee-Conti in Hong Kong and rival Sotheby's…

DWWA 2013 Retailer Awards, Majestic

UK wine retailer Majestic expects strong sales momentum for Prosecco to continue, after drinkers' thirst for the Italian sparkling wine proved a highlight of its financial half-year.


Just four months after being founded, Wally's Auctions has added to evidence that New York's wine auction scene remains buoyant in autumn 2013 after its inaugural sale fetched $2.68m.


California wineries are looking to make up for lost time in China by targeting young professionals who are serious about their wine but willing to branch out from an older…

Virgin wines

The managing director of Laithwaites owner Direct Wines has said his company is not turning its back on the UK, after agreeing to sell its Virgin Wines business in the…

Barnaut Grande Reserve Brut Grand Cru Bouzy

Wine merchant Lea & Sandeman is offering a liquid reward for information on thieves who impersonated warehouse staff to steal hundreds of bottles of Champagne.

Charlie Trotter

Friends and former colleagues from across the food and wine world have been paying tribute to Charlie Trotter, one of the most revered chefs in the US, who died suddenly…


One of South Africa's foremost wine producers, Kanonkop, came close to remembering a 40th anniversary for all the wrong reasons after a fire ripped through the estate's offices and tasting…