A flurry of early Bordeaux 2012 releases is expected next week including Chateau Gazin in Pomerol, Rauzan SÃ©gla in Margaux, and âa high probabilityâ of a First Growth.
In the wake of the sudden departure of longstanding Chateau Figeac director Eric d'Aramon, the new managing director has said that the style of the wine will be respected by consultant Michel Rolland.
The long-awaited court case between billionaire collector William Koch and California collector Eric Greenberg has finally started a day late.
London fine wine merchant Bordeaux Index has opened an office in Los Angeles to target fine wine investors and drinkers in the US, as well as overseas interest in California's finest.
UK wine distributor Boutinot has completed a management buyout led by three senior directors.
A former employee of Brunello di Montalcino winery Soldera has been sentenced to four years in prison after sabotaging thousands of litres of the celebrated producer's wine.
German wine exports slid by 15.2% in 2012 compared to 2011, continuing a declining trend from the previous year, according to statistics released by the German Wine Institute.
Brazilian winery Lidio Carraro has beaten off competition from larger rivals to be the official wines supplier for the FIFA 2014 World Cup, to be held in Brazil.
Competition for wines being sold off by the UK Government, including bottles of Latour 1961, has been described as 'intense' by Christie's.
Global Cava exports hit record levels in 2012, although the domestic market has contracted further since 2011.
Francis Ford Coppola Winery in Sonoma announced last Monday that it has purchased Geyser Peak Winery in Geyserville.
'Brittle' and 'lots of make-up' were two of the comments from critics as London had its first look at the 2012 vintage from Bordeauxâs Right Bank properties.
Burgundy's Domaine de la Romanee-Conti has released its 2010 vintage â" a year which owner Aubert de Villaine described as 'Homeric'.
Mark Driver, owner of Englandâs largest single-vineyard wine estate, intends to export at least 50% of his production when the estate is at its capacity of 1m bottles.