Several leading Californian wineries have been named in a lawsuit that alleges their wines contain “extremely elevated” levels of arsenic but producers are calling foul.
Craft beer favourite Lagunitas filed a lawsuit against fellow California brewer Sierra Nevada over the use of an “IPA” logo this week – then dropped the suit after a furious backlash.
Beam Suntory’s Bourbon brand Maker’s Mark is being sued by consumers for false advertising over its claims to be handmade.
Treasury Wine Estates is facing class action from its investors following an impairment of AU$19 million it made last year.
The Antique Wine Company has responded to the news that a former client is taking it to court for apparently selling fake wine.
Champagne Krug is negotiating with an Austrian producer also called Krug in a trademark tussle but both sides have different stories.
The Consorzio of Brunello di Montalcino is to take legal action against producer Ginafranco Soldera over comments he made about the group to an Italian newspaper.
Robert Parker’s influential bi-monthly publication The Wine Advocate has dropped its pending lawsuit against former critic Antonio Galloni.
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