Ireland's first purpose-built distillery for over 200 years - the Dingle Whiskey Distillery â" is celebrating its inauguration by offering its first 500 casks of 'Founding Fathers' single malt to investors.
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.
Robert Parkerâs Wine Advocate and its former correspondent Antonio Galloni have settled their dispute out of court.
Sales of wine in the US hit a new record in 2012, spurred on by drinkers' growing thirst for Moscato.
As expected, Pomerolâs Chateau Gazin became the first Bordeaux estate to release its en primeur wine this week, coming out at an ex-Bordeaux price of â¬39, a reduction of 7.14% on last yearâs price of â¬42 ex-Bordeaux.
The dry whites of Pessac Leognan have come out of this year's en primeur tastings with a solid vote of confidence from Decanter's tasting team â" followed by Pomerol and Margaux.
Bordeaux negociants say they are âsereneâ about the quality of 2012, but most agree that it will severely affect the saleability of the 2011 vintage â" for the time being.
After years of litigation, multiple failed cases and endless court appearances, billionaire William Koch has claimed the first scalp in his war on what he calls âwine fakersâ.
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.