Online wine merchant 1855.com has been placed into liquidation by the Tribunal de Commerce in Paris after a key investor pulled out of supporting its recovery plan.
Dan Townsend of Treasury Wine Estates has been appointed the new chairman of UK drinks trade charity The Benevolent.
UK wine importer and distributor Buckingham Schenk has promoted sales director Craig Durham to fill its managing director vacancy.
The first week of the new year has seen mounting demand for Bordeaux, particularly for the Lafite and Mouton and the upgraded 2005s.
Winemakers in the US are lobbying to have new rules over labelling softened, citing the costs involved in providing the calorific content of their products.
“One of the best” South African Chenin Blancs, an “iconic” Barossa Valley rosé and a selection of light whites feature in this week’s UK press recommendations.
Hamish Anderson, wine buyer for the Tate, is to start selling a Bordeaux red blend in a box at the gallery group’s various restaurants.
The best collections and vintages to choose from at Sotheby’s upcoming Mouton Rothschild sale in Hong Kong.
Synthetic closure producer Nomacorc has announced plans for expansion and an extended research and development programme after coming under new ownership.
Bizarre claims that Russian president Vladimir Putin had bought vines from Peter Sisseck’s Dominio de Pingus and planted them at his Spanish mansion have been proven false.
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