While most strikes are over pay or conditions, French rail workers went on strike this week in defence of two colleagues caught drinking on the job.
Prince Robert of Luxembourg has predicted his recent purchase in St Emilion is poised to become “an equal” to first growth Haut Brion and La Mission Haut Brion.
The widely reported fine wine boom in China never really happened according to Simon Staples of Berry Bros & Rudd.
The run up to the 2014 vintage in France has been nothing if not erratic but, as the harvest kicks off in earnest, it may turn out alright.
Château de Pommard in Burgundy has been sold to Silicon Valley entrepreneur Michael Baum for an undisclosed sum.
French actor Gerard Depardieu has admitted he drinks up to 14 bottles of wine a day, often starts drinking before 10am and once killed two lions.
Sharp declines in shipments to the Far East and Europe have brought an end to Cognac’s three consecutive years of record growth.
Les Grands Chais de France has bought Château de la Tuilerie, a 59-hectare estate in the Costières de Nimes.
France is on track to take back the title of world’s biggest global wine producer from Italy.
Italian winemakers are preparing for what could be their smallest harvest in 64 years.
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