Richard Woodard

Katie Jackson

McLaren Vale's renowned Clarendon Estate Vineyards - supplier of grapes to Penfold's Grange and Eileen Hardy Shiraz - has been bought by California's Jackson Family Wines.

Robin McMillan

A fresh approach and new ideas are promised after The Wine Society appointed Berry Bros & Rudd chief operating officer Robin McMillan as its new chief executive.

Monestier la Tour

Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, co-president of the Chopard luxury watch business, has acquired major Bergerac wine estate Chateau Monestier La Tour.


Boisset has continued its recent spending spree with the company's biggest deal to date: the acquisition of rival French wine giant Skalli.


Acceptance of screwcaps on wine bottles has more than doubled among UK consumers over the past eight years, according to new research.

Greenhouse Gas Accounting Protocol

The international wine trade has become one of the first industry sectors worldwide to agree a consistent system to calculate carbon dioxide and greenhouse gas emissions.

Real Companhia Velha

In an earlier verison of this story, we used the headline 'Fladgate buys up Real Companhia Velha', which suggested the entire company had been sold. In fact, the transaction concerned…

Wine imports to Hong Kong are poised to break the US$1bn barrier this year after soaring by 65% in the first eight months of 2011.

Robin Pollard Washington Wine Commission

Washington State Wine Commission boss Robin Pollard is to quit – less than four months after the head of neighbouring Oregon's generic wine body also stood down.


Prices rose and a new record was set at this year's Nederburg Wine Auction, which was marked by renewed interest in South Africa’s old and scarce red and fortified wines.…


Growth projections for US wine consumption have slowed amid increasing economic instability – with sales of Australian wine slumping by 12.5% last year.