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Monday 30 November 2015


Maker’s Mark wins in ‘handmade’ case

Beam Suntory Bourbon brand Maker’s Mark has successfully defended its claim to be “handmade” after a class action lawsuit was dismissed by the court.

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Lawsuit over arsenic in Californian wines

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.

Friday, March 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Lagunitas sues Sierra Nevada – then doesn’t

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.

Friday, January 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Maker’s Mark sued over handmade claim

Beam Suntory’s Bourbon brand Maker’s Mark is being sued by consumers for false advertising over its claims to be handmade.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 1 Comment »

TWE faces investor class action

Treasury Wine Estates is facing class action from its investors following an impairment of AU$19 million it made last year.

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine company denies ‘fake wine’ allegations

The Antique Wine Company has responded to the news that a former client is taking it to court for apparently selling fake wine.

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 4 Comments »

Krug producers go head-to-head

Champagne Krug is negotiating with an Austrian producer also called Krug in a trademark tussle but both sides have different stories.

Friday, February 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Brunello Consorzio suing Soldera for libel

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.

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013 1 Comment »

The Wine Advocate drops Galloni lawsuit

Robert Parker’s influential bi-monthly publication The Wine Advocate has dropped its pending lawsuit against former critic Antonio Galloni.

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013 1 Comment »

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