Bordeaux-based wine consultant Denis Dubourdieu has described the 2013 vintage in Bordeaux as one of the hardest in his career and “like sailing through a storm.”
A London-based private collector has spent £1.2m on 131 bottles of Château d’Yquem dating back to 1811 in one of the largest single acquisitions of the sweet wine ever made.
French wine company Haussmann Famille has launched the world’s first cola-flavoured wine onto the market.
Thieves have made off with £85,000 worth of Château d’Yquem after breaking into a warehouse at the renowned Sauternes estate on Sunday night.
Outspoken American rapper Nicki Minaj is the latest to profit from the ‘Moscato madness’ boom in the US, having become part owner of Moscato brand Myx Fusions.
The wine trade needs to wake up to the consumer thirst for sweeter wines or risk losing an entire generation of younger consumers, a senior drinks analyst has warned.
LA burger chain The Counter has added wine milkshakes to its menu.
Australian actress-turned-singer Holly Valance has been made the face of Gallo Moscato.
South African estate Klein Constantia’s new MD is on a mission to pit its flagship sweet wine – Vin de Constance – against the best wines from Sauternes.
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