Brunello producer Gianfranco Soldera has been expelled from the local Consorzio and sued for libel over newspaper remarks made in connection with sabotage at his winery.
Su Birch, the head of Wines of South Africa, is leaving the organisation after 13 years of promoting the country's wines around the world.
English sparkling producer Nyetimber is taking on the biggest names in Champagne by becoming the first English sparkling wine to win distribution throughout Japan – a country that loves its…
The 2011 Port vintage is set to become the first widely declared year since 2007, with the wines hailed as 'classics', with a character 'rarely seen in the Douro Valley'.
Australia is aiming to use its biggest-ever wine event later this year to challenge negative perceptions of the country's wine industry.
Exports of higher-priced Australian wine to China and the US are growing, according to new figures – but the industry remains cautious in the face of the strong Australian dollar.
A new fine wine auction website is aiming to become the 'eBay' of the wine trade by offering cut-price lots from a selection of merchants.
Bordeaux’s 2012 wines will express finesse rather than power after a year in which the weather tested winemakers' nerves to the limit, producers say.
A 'stupendous' selection of Vega Sicilia wines shipped direct from the legendary producer's cellars is to be auctioned by Sotheby's in Hong Kong early next month.
Austria's frost-affected 2012 vintage promises good quality wines across the board - but supplies of the country's flagship Gruner Veltliner are much reduced.
The first 1,000 cases of wine produced by Hollywood A-listers Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie were snapped up within hours of going on sale on the internet.
Importer Liberty Wines has joined the growing number of companies who have pulled out of the London International Wine Fair (LIWF), criticising the show’s location in the process.
Described as 'genuinely humble' and 'an absolute gem of a man', Decanter Man of the Year 2013 Gerard Basset is widely credited with transforming the perception of sommeliers around the
Bidders at an auction of wines from famed Catalan restaurant El Bulli will now also have the chance to secure lunch with chef Ferran Adria and a selection of memorabilia.
Calls to ban alcohol ads and sponsorship in the UK as part of a bid to cut binge drinking 'should play no part in a free society', according to the…
Champagne sold 14m less bottles in 2012, a 4.4% decline after a slump in pre-Christmas trade.
Antonio Galloni, lead critic of the Wine Advocate, is leaving the Robert Parker publication to start his own web venture, citing ‘a strong desire to return to my entrepreneurial roots’.
A ‘modest’ Champagne worker who chanced upon a US$1m collection of gold coins stands to pocket half the proceeds when the treasure is auctioned later this year.
UK retailer Majestic Wine could be set to abandon its foray into television advertising, focusing instead on new store openings and forging closer relationships with its customers.
Ornellaia, Dom Perignon and Chateau d’Yquem, direct from their cellars, are the highlights of Sotheby’s first New York auction of 2013.
Michael Symington CBE, who led his family’s Port business after the Second World War and helped lay the foundations for its future expansion and success, has died aged 87.
New Zealand is 'firing the first shots' in a push to boost wine sales in China in a collaboration between government and New Zealand Winegrowers.
Scientists have developed a means of testing grapes for smoke taint – a vital tool as bushfires continue to threaten vineyards, particularly in Australia.
Champagne's second biggest business, Vranken-Pommery Monopole, registered a 5% fall in Champagne sales last year - further evidence of a decline across the sector.
Wine enthusiasts can now indulge their passion and back the right to bear arms at the same time by joining the National Rifle Association of America's Wine Club.
Chilean winery Luis Felipe Edwards has acquired 700 hectares of vineyard bordering the Nilahue estuary in the coastal Colchagua Valley.
Speculation is growing that Penfold's and Wolf Blass owner Treasury Wine Estates could be a takeover target, with a rumoured price tag as high as A$4bn-plus.
Piedmont winery Trinchero has had to remove the family name from its wine labels in the US after facing a legal threat from the maker of the Sutter Home brand,…
South Africa exported a record-breaking 417m litres of wine last year – but bulk shipments continued to account for more than half of volumes.
The value of Austrian wine exports has more than doubled over the past decade despite a decline in shipment volumes, according to the country's Wine Marketing Board (AWMB).