Nick Baile MW, regarded as a seminal figure in UK wine retailing for his leadership of the Oddbins chain, has died.
France's health ministry has rubbished suggestions that it plans to put stricter health warnings on wine labels or that the government will raise taxes on wine.
Spain's financial crisis means Rioja must redouble efforts to find drinkers abroad, the new president of the region’'s ruling council has said.
Burgundy wine prices may have to rise due to violent hailstorms hitting the region's vineyards for a second year running, and leaving producers seeking government aid.
The owner of New Zealand's Jackson Estate has said he sees more growth opportunities in China than in the world's largest wine market, the US.
English wine producers are confident that this year's harvest can help them to banish memories of a rain-sodden 2012, as picking begins across the country.
Chile's agriculture ministry has declared a state of emergency after seeing the worst frost in decades pose a threat to vineyards and fruit farms.
Champagne Bruno Paillard has decided not to take legal action against rival Bollinger over a claim that it 'stole' Paillard's bottle design.
Beer has boosted half-year profits for Constellation Brands, but the firm's wine business had a mixed six months.
Almost one in five of those surveyed by PricewaterhouseCoopers have bought counterfeit alcohol, despite 90% saying that counterfeiting is ‘morally wrong’.
Virginie Taittinger, once the 'princess' of her family's Champagne dynasty, has returned to the scene with her own cuvee.
Argentina's winemakers need to build on their success with Malbec by showing that the country can do more than a single varietal, according to two leading boutique producers.
Michelin's 2014 guide for UK & Ireland rewarded Peruvian restaurant Lima, as well as Heston Blumenthal, but Joel Robuchon was not so lucky.
French wine industry lobby group, Vin & Societe, has launched a campaign to force France's Government to listen to its concerns ahead of a new public health bill.
Constellation Brands has announced that it is investing $20m to buy more land and expand winemaking facilities to support rising sales of its premium brands over the medium-term.
The European Commission has said it plans to drop trade barriers to Moldovan wine, in a riposte to Russia’s ban on imports.
Minimum alcohol pricing looks set to stay off the UK Government's policy agenda until at least the next General Election, the chief executive of the country's Wine & Spirit Trade…
David Dearie's departure from Treasury Wine Estates is a reminder that the Australian wine industry is still working through serious challenges, despite newfound acclaim.
Masters of Wine have voted to retain a third, written paper for students, after a week of intense debate.
Vintage wines and Cognac produced more than a Century ago are undervalued in the fine wine market, according to the director of the Oracle Paradis Wine Fund.
Treasury Wine Estates has announced the abrupt exit of its chief executive, prompting more tough questioning from analysts about the group’s struggling US wine business.
Cru Bourgeois vice-president Francois Nony says he wants to continue supporting the classification, despite his wines not being included in its 2011 vintage selection.
Wines of South Africa has appointed marketing specialist Siobhan Thompson as its new chief executive.
A majority of merchants surveyed by fine wine index Liv-ex believe that prices will edge upwards in the remainder of 2013, but experts warn the market is still weak.
Exports of French wine dipped in volume terms and stagnated in value in the first half of 2013, official figures show.
Wine is fighting back in India as increasing numbers of women and young adults opt for grape over grain, the chief executive of Indian winery Sula Vineyards has told decanter.com.…
Moet & Chandon is preparing to sell hundreds of bottles of vintage Champagne spanning the past Century via a special auction at Sotheby's to mark the French group's 270th anniversary.
Scientists in Japan claim to have 'completely changed' our understanding of the way cork taint in wine works.
Organic viticulture, egg-shaped vats and infra-red technology are key winemaking techniques for the future of Bordeaux's vineyards and cellars, according to a group of early-adopting Chateau owners.
Decanter.com understands the European Agriculture Commission is concerned about the protection of European wine names, such as Bordeaux, Champagne and Chianti, on the internet.