EU regulations that allow En Primeur buyers to return their wine and demand a refund are under review and may be changed.
Customers who bought Bordeaux 2005 en primeur from collapsed wine merchant the Cellaret, still do not know whether they will get their wine.
London fine wine merchant The Cellaret will be put into liquidation next week.
ANZ Bank is to take a majority stake in struggling Australian wine producer Evans & Tate.
The board of Australian winery Evans & Tate today rejected the Yarraman Winery merger bid.
Two months after Yarraman Winery first launched its bid to take over Evans & Tate a decision appears finally in sight.
Australian wine group Evans & Tate has today turned down the takeover bid from Yarraman Winery.
Australian wine industry-watchers are waiting with increasing interest to see if Yarraman’s multi-million dollar bid for Evans & Tate succeeds.
Two UK company directors have been disqualified for 15 years for their part in an ingenious £80m wine and spirit investment scam targeting American doctors.
Two parties have emerged as favourites in the competition to take over collapsed wine fund Uvine – including the company’s three directors.
There may be criminal prosecutions following the collapse of Uvine in September.
Investigators into the Uvine collapse suspect criminal conduct, decanter.com has learned.
The wine exchange Uvine is in the hands of administrators with debts believed to be in the region of £2m.
Following the collapse of Mayfair Cellars amid claims of fraud, collectors are concerned about how their wine is stored. Jim budd looks into what went wrong at Mayfair and asks…
Customers of the collapsed wine merchant Mayfair Cellars are facing mixed fortunes as further issues come to light.
The finance director of collapsed Mayfair Cellars systematically looted nearly £1m of customers’ wines, passing the money he made onto his partner, an official report says.
One of the best estates in the Loire has sent shockwaves through the wine establishment by moving its entire production to screwcap.
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By 2008 South Africa will have overtaken Germany, Portugal and Chile in the rankings of the world’s wine producing countries.
The UK government’s Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has closed a fraudulent wine investment company worth £1m.
Australia’s leading wine auctioneers has issued a warning to its clients against unscrupulous wine investment brokers.
Whisky investment fraudster Stephen Jupe has been found guilty on three counts of fraudulent trading at Southwark Crown Court at the end of a two-and-half month trial.
St Emilion grand cru Château Dassault, Chilean wine giant San Pedro and consultant Pascal Chatonnet are set to release their new Chilean wine.
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£1.8m worth of 2000 Bordeaux has gone missing leaving the director of a UK fine wine broking company with massive debts.
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