Hubert de Bouard, owner of Chateau AngÃ©lus in Saint Emilion, is suing the author of new book Vino Business for defamation.
France's highest court has quashed opposition to the creation of a Quarts de Chaume Grand Cru in the Loire, and producers hope it could prove a blueprint for the region.
Prosecutors in France's Loire region have asked for a local winemaker to be fined for allegedly tricking consumers by wrongly linking his vin de table to the appellation controlee system.
Decanter World Wine Awards regional chair Richard Juhlin has been awarded France's highest honour for his efforts to promote Champagne.
Champagne Salon's president has labelled the newly-released 2002 vintage as one of the best in memory, and said he is entirely relaxed about the house not making a vintage since 2008.
Auction house Sotheby's is keen to hold more ex-cellar sales of Burgundy after the sum raised from a 2,000-bottle cache of Maison Joseph Drouhin wines significantly beat estimates in New York.
Burgundy vineyards could soon be protected from devastating hail storms by technology that supporters say can control weather patterns in the skies above.
Ornellaia has commissioned Canadian-born artist Rodney Graham to create poems and label designs to mark its 2011 vintage, as auction house Sotheby's reports rising interest in the Super Tuscan winery.
The owner of Chateau Latour, Francois Pinault, has acquired a minority stake in Baronne Guichard, which owns three estates across Pomerol and St Emilion.
Wineries in Washington state saw a record grape harvest in 2013, with Cabernet Sauvignon the most popular variety, offering more evidence of the wine region's rise to prominence.
A Sotheby's auction exclusively devoted to the wines of Domaine de la Romanee-Conti (DRC) is expected to raise up to HK$16m (US$2.1m) when it takes place in Hong Kong this autumn.
The city of Beaune is to open a new â¬10 million wine centre, called the Cite des Vins de Bourgogne, with building expected to start in 2016.
Michelin-starred chef Joel Robuchon is to open a restaurant in Bernard Magrez's new hotel, due to open in early summer 2014.
The Duchess of Cornwall officially opened the new Â£2.5m all gravity-fed state-of-the-art winery at Hambledon Vineyard in Hampshire this week.