The new owners of the assets of beleaguered custom winemaking company Crushpad are on the hunt for new facilities as they try to rebuild trust in the troubled business.
Bulk wine and lower prices are just a 'blip' for New Zealand and are part of growing up, according to Wither Hills founder Brent Marris.
The fabled wine cellar of celebrated restaurant El Bulli, which closed its doors last July, is to be auctioned off by Sotheby's.
Waitrose is set to be the first UK supermarket to sell a wine from China – a red blend billed as the perfect match for a Friday night takeaway.
Wildfires on the slopes of Mount Etna threatened the winery and vines of Passopisciaro, the Sicilian outpost of Tuscan producer Tenuta di Trinoro.
Champagne Bruno Paillard is threatening to take legal action against rival Bollinger amid claims that its new bottle shape is a 'servile copy' of Paillard's own packaging.
Clare Valley wine producer Taylors has put part of its first sparkling wine release under screwcap after trials found no loss of freshness or fizz.
Team GB aren't the only Brits celebrating Olympic success after sparkling wine from Gusbourne Estate in Kent took a starring role in a Games reception at Buckingham Palace.
Alma Rosa Winery & Vineyards, owned by Santa Rita Hills Pinot Noir pioneer Richard Sanford, has filed for bankruptcy protection as the company fights off creditors.
A German Grüner Veltliner shocked its Austrian hosts by winning the first in a series of international comparative tastings of the varietal in Vienna.
The US wine auction scene staged a revival in the first half of 2012, buoyed by the emergence of Chicago as an alternative location for sales, according to Acker Merrall
Substantial price rises and new vintages fuelled growth for Moet Hennessy, the world's largest Champagne and Cognac company, in the first half of the year.
Sotheby's has become the first auction house to launch its own Champagne, for sale online and in the company's retail store in New York.
English Wine Producers (EWP) has unveiled a new logo and branding designed to reinforce its message about English wines to consumers and the trade.
South African wine bottles will carry a new seal from later this year, designed to highlight fair labour practices followed by producers and their suppliers.
London wine merchant Corney & Barrow has taken its first English listing after being captivated by the 'structure and power' of the sparkling wines of Wiston Estate in the South
Wine production in Australia is set to hit a five-year low this year, impacted by the knock-on effects of widespread wet weather in the 2010-11 growing season.
In the first major takeover of a Spanish wine business by a Portuguese rival, Portugal’s Sogrape has acquired Rioja-based Bodegas LAN from its private equity owner for an undisclosed sum.…
Neusiedlersee has been named as the latest DAC appellation in Austria – completing the family of DACs in Burgenland and the first to focus on the Zweigelt grape variety.
New York-based wine business Banfi Vintners has made its first foray into California with the acquisition of Kenwood Vineyards from sparkling wine and brandy producer Korbel.
Retail giant Tesco's fine wine sales have risen by 50% over the past year following an overhaul of the company's higher-priced offerings.
After a record-breaking export year, Italy now has nearly a quarter of the global wine market, according to the latest statistics.
Spectrum Wine Auctions has threatened alleged wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan with further legal action over claims that he tried to sell fake bottles at the company’s February auction in London.…
London wine merchant Berry Bros & Rudd has added to its portfolio of businesses with the acquisition, subject to contract, of fine wine importer Richards Walford & Co.
Sainsbury’s has added an English sparkling wine to its premium own-label, Taste the Difference range, for the first time.
A new international awards scheme aims to recognise the outstanding contribution of 10 individuals to the world of wine over the past decade.
The annual Premiere Napa Valley charity wine auction raised a record total of US$3.1m, breaking through the US$3m barrier for the first time.
Moet Hennessy is to make red wine for the Chinese market after investing in a high-altitude vineyard in the Yunnan Mountains near Tibet.
Moscato sales in the US have risen by more than 70% and the variety is now poised to take the UK by storm.
Grape prices in California have hit a new high after a smaller than expected crop in 2011, amid rising demand for the state's wines around the world.