Australia's 2013 wine harvest was the biggest in five years, rising more than 10% on 2012 to hit an estimated 1.83m tonnes, according to the Winemakers' Federation of Australia (WFA).
Political instability in Argentina is pushing up production costs for French winemakers based in the country, prompting questions over the rationale for making wine there.
The new owners of landmark Los Angeles store Wally's Wine & Spirits are moving into the fine wine auction business with the establishment of Wally's Auction House.
Brunello di Montalcino producer Argiano has expressed its 'satisfaction' after a Siena court acquitted it of all charges related to the long-running Brunello tainted wine scandal.
Italian authorities have employed a local oenologist to combat the rising problem of 'fake' Prosecco being sold in the Veneto region.
The Burgundy Wine Bureau (BIVB) has reported record export sales of â¬214.5 million in the period between January and April 2013, signifiying a return of sales figure heights last seen in the 2008-2009 campaign.
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.