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07/30/15

In two or three weeks, some of Greece's winemaking regions will begin their annual grape harvest. The wineries Mr. Diamantis buys from age their wine in barrels from Italy and France, but Greece's capital controls make it difficult for them to send money out of the country to pay for the barrels they need for this season. No barrels means no wine for Mr. Diamantis.

07/30/15

Burgundy has roared ahead in recent years but are the region's superstars starting to lose some of their momentum as prices climb higher? Have they already?

07/29/15

After a lousy 2014 harvest, growers and producers are keeping their fingers crossed as the grapes ripen.

07/29/15

Bacteria known to cause Pierce's Disease that has blighted California vineyards for years has been found in France for the first time.

07/21/15

Bordeaux wine group CA Grands Crus has sent a selection of wines to a secret cellar 90 metres under the sea to explore the effects of ageing.

07/16/15

Portuguese Resort Offers 57 rooms and Suites, Interactive Wine Library & 24,000-square-foot Six Senses Spa with Locally-Inspired Fruit-Based Treatments

07/15/15

The first wine in memory to emerge from a vineyard in Scotland has been described as undrinkable, but producer Christopher Trotter says there are plenty of positives to draw on.

07/14/15

The Veleta winery founded in Spain by a Dayton-area couple captured a double-gold and a "Best of Nation" among Spanish wineries in the 2015 San Francisco International Wine Competition.

07/10/15

The economic crisis in Greece has made it very difficult for a winery business - like many others here - to operate.

07/10/15

It might be from the less-favored region of Rioja Baja, but it costs more than Vega Sicilia.

07/08/15

Even though it is a north-facing plot, the organically farmed vines are on the rounded top of a small hill so enjoy both morning and afternoon sun. The handpicked and sorted grapes are then fermented in a 15-year-old, 55-hectolitre oak foudre.

07/08/15

If you want to buy a vineyard in France you can count on the average price being, according to the 2014 statistics, 136,400 euro per hectare for appellation land. That is $61,000 for an acre. "Appellation land", technically speaking "AOP" land, refers to the French classification for recognized wine regions where appellation is the most prestigious category. Like for example the land where Jolie-Pitt bought their vines.

07/08/15

Leading Champagne producer Louis Roederer has allegedly launched a bid to acquire vines in the United Kingdom.

07/08/15

Bordeaux wine samples are being sent to 800 UK trade professionals this month as the Bordeaux Wine Council seeks to demonstrate the region's diversity.

07/07/15

Two of France's top regions achieve international recognition as areas of vital cultural importance.

07/02/15

Exhibitor confidence was boosted by the long-awaited recovery of the Chinese market after two years of decline, as well as the presence of American buyers. The U.S. was the guest of honor at this 18th edition, and buyers flocked to Bordeaux, encouraged by favorable EUR-USD exchange rates and an upturn in American consumption.

07/01/15

Ten thousand people took part in the 'battle of wine' festival in Haro, Rioja, throwing 130,000 litres of red wine at each other.

07/01/15

The head of the wine council for Beaujolais has revealed that the region is hoping to gain appellation status for its sparkling wines, although approval is expected to take around five years.

06/30/15

While the winery's precarious location has been covered by news outlets in the past, the estate's existence became even more notable earlier this month when it became the first Syrian winery to exhibit at Bordeaux's Vinexpo.

06/24/15

Chateau Palmer, a Margaux estate with a strong U.K. client base, met its sales targets for its 2014 vintage wines as it benefits from a new winery and biodynamic methods, according to winemaker and director Thomas Duroux.

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