Rhone Valley

Massive scale of Rhône fraud exposed

French officials have released the details of an enormous fraud perpetrated by a leading bottler in the Rhône, thought to be Raphaël Michel, which was of such size that at one point up to 15% of all Côtes-du-Rhône was falsely labelled.

Fake Moët Hennessy ‘Côtes du Rhône’ busted in China

Following a formal complaint filed by French luxury group Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy, the Beijing Administration for Industry and Commerce has busted a local Chinese wine company which has been selling counterfeit Rhône wines it claimed were made by Moët Hennessy.

In the magazine: Super Rhônes

A new wine movement in the South of France is abandoning traditional classifications while resisting being defined by previous schools of rebellious winemakers, writes Roger Morris.

Asian Syrah Masters 2017: the results

We bring to you the results from our Asian Syrah Masters 2017, with detailed analysis of the key findings from this year’s competition, and why the grape is one of the world's most exciting varieties.

France under the hammer

June 14th, 2017

Week in pictures: Hong Kong

March 20th, 2017

Uncorked: Julien Peros

February 14th, 2017

db’s Exhibition Guide 2017

January 19th, 2017

Cairanne named new cru

February 16th, 2016

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