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2010 `La La' Launch Sparks Spike in Rhône Sales
Northern Rhône trio ignite interest in the region's fine wines.
By Rebecca Gibb | Posted Monday, 10-Mar-2014
When Buying U.S. Wine, Europeans Are Cheapskates
Depending on where you are in the world, U.S. wine is either a luxury product or a cheap way to get your wine fix.
By W. Blake Gray | Posted Friday, 07-Mar-2014
Château Latour Owner Descends on Bordeaux's Right Bank
The latest acquisition for Latour's François Pinault.
By Rebecca Gibb | Posted Friday, 07-Mar-2014
Winemaker in Court For Misusing Anjou Name
A winemaker's stand against the rules of the Anjou appellation finally wound up in court on Wednesday.
By AFP with Wine-Searcher staff | Posted Thursday, 06-Mar-2014
How Much Do You Know About Wine?
It's quiz time at Wine-Searcher.
By Rebecca Gibb | Posted Tuesday, 04-Mar-2014
America's Most Popular Wine-List Brands
Results of new poll show that restaurant-goers are sticking to familiar faces when ordering wine.
By Rebecca Gibb and Diana Goodman | Posted Monday, 03-Mar-2014
South African Winery Launches Rooibos-Infused Merlot
A South African winery is turning to tea plants to give their wines a unique flavor.
By Rebecca Gibb | Posted Monday, 03-Mar-2014
7 Hours' Work Needed to Afford a Bottle of Wine
How long must you be at your desk to pay for a bottle of wine? It depends on where you live.
By Don Kavanagh and Rebecca Gibb | Posted Friday, 28-Feb-2014
Cambridge Regains Varsity Tasting Title
Spending the equivalent on $5m annually on wine, it's no surprise that Cambridge University comes out on top.
By Rebecca Gibb | Posted Thursday, 27-Feb-2014
Bordeaux Mayor Attacks Winery Tax Breaks
Politician aims to put an end to corporate-owned wineries avoiding tax.
By AFP with Wine-Searcher staff | Posted Wednesday, 26-Feb-2014
Malolactic Bacteria Decoded
Scientists are finally mapping the genetic path to malolactic fermentation.
By AFP with Wine-Searcher staff | Posted Wednesday, 26-Feb-2014
Winemaker Likens Pesticide Use to Cancer Treatment
A winemaker who disobeyed an order to spray his vines remains defiant.
By AFP | Posted Tuesday, 25-Feb-2014
Grower Faces Jail For NOT Spraying Vines
The trial of a Burgundian winemaker and grower for not spraying his crops is getting political as environmental groups weigh in to support him.
By AFP with Wine-Searcher staff | Posted Monday, 24-Feb-2014
Scarecrow Comes Alive at Napa Auction
A dozen different 2012 Napa wines sell for more than $1000 a bottle to retailers and restaurants. Who knows what they'll cost in the store?
By W. Blake Gray | Posted Monday, 24-Feb-2014
Wine Merchant Jailed for Fraud
Roussillon négociant doctored accounts and failed to pay suppliers.
By AFP with Wine-Searcher staff | Posted Saturday, 22-Feb-2014
Wine Tax Heaven & Hell: U.S. State Report
Don't want to pay high wine taxes? Leave Kentucky and move to Louisiana.
By Rebecca Gibb | Posted Friday, 21-Feb-2014
Body of Bordeaux Wine Estate's Chinese Owner Found
The bodies of all four passengers in flight to celebrate the purchase of a Bordeaux château have been recovered.
By AFP | Posted Thursday, 20-Feb-2014
"Prosecco Revolution" Marches On
Prosecco's booming fortunes mean the region is laying siege to the hallowed halls of Champagne.
By Don Kavanagh | Posted Wednesday, 19-Feb-2014
The 7 Greatest Wines of All Time?
Wine-Searcher finds just seven wines that score 99 or 100 points across all critics.
By Rebecca Gibb | Posted Tuesday, 18-Feb-2014
Cabernet Taste Test Identifies Ideal Alcohol Level
Cabernet Sauvignon study finds consumers prefer intermediate- to later-picked fruit.
By Rebecca Gibb | Posted Monday, 17-Feb-2014
Strong Sparkling Sales See France Ship 200m Cases in 2013
French wine and spirits exports hold up in 2013 but 2014 expected to be more difficult for producers.
By AFP with Wine-Searcher staff | Posted Friday, 14-Feb-2014
Pommard Seeks Grand Cru Approval
The man coordinating the push for grands crus in Pommard tells Wine-Searcher why the appellation deserves to be recognized.
By Rebecca Gibb | Posted Friday, 14-Feb-2014
White House Revives Tradition of Revealing Wines on the Menu
Unlike the Chinese president, no 100-point, $100 wines at the White House for the president of France
By W. Blake Gray | Posted Thursday, 13-Feb-2014
Mondovino Director Releases Natural Wine Documentary
Ten years after "Mondovino" mocked Michel Rolland, Robert Parker and Robert Mondavi, director Jonathan Nossiter is back on the wine trail, this time in Italy
By AFP with Wine-Searcher staff | Posted Thursday, 13-Feb-2014
Fine Wine Prices Take an Unusual Fall
Prices usually go up in January, but not in 2014, and lack of interest in Bordeaux first-growths is the culprit.
By W. Blake Gray | Posted Wednesday, 12-Feb-2014
U.S. Wine Magnate Banks On New Zealand
New Zealand's cooler climate syrah attracted Qupé and Mayacamas owner
By Rebecca Gibb | Posted Tuesday, 11-Feb-2014
Tidal Wave of Moscato Rises in California
Californian moscato production reaches all-time high in 2013 harvest report while Napa cab fetches record prices.
By W. Blake Gray | Posted Tuesday, 11-Feb-2014
Bordeaux's Official Line: 2013 "Uneven" But No Disaster
2013 will be a patchy year but officials in
claim there will be some "quality" wines
By AFP with Wine-Searcher staff | Posted Tuesday, 11-Feb-2014
Police Arrest Bordeaux Wine Crime Ring
By AFP | Posted Monday, 10-Feb-2014
Paul Hobbs Invests in Finger Lakes
One of Robert Parker's favorite red winemakers goes "to the only place in the U.S. that can produce riesling on a par with Germany"
By W. Blake Gray | Posted Monday, 10-Feb-2014
Alexandra Marnier Lapostolle: From Grand Marnier to Grand Designs in Chile
The Grand Marnier heiress behind Chile's first-ever Wine Spectator Wine of the Year.
Interview by Katherine Cole
Posted Monday, 10-Mar-2014
10 Things Every Wine Lover Should Know About... Branaire-Ducru
This Bordeaux fourth growth attracts wine drinkers rather than investors.
By Wine-Searcher staff | Posted Thursday, 06-Mar-2014
Burgundy Bubbles Over Fizzy Reds
Fizzy red Burgundy has become a living nightmare for
Posted Wednesday, 05-Mar-2014
Moving Military Technology to the Winery
Military technology isn't just about blowing the other guy to smithereens – it can also help you enjoy that glass of Pinot sooner than you thought.
By Erika Szymanski | Posted Tuesday, 04-Mar-2014
Turning Water into Wine: The "Miracle" App
It's a miracle! There's now an app to turn water into wine.
By Claire Adamson | Posted Tuesday, 04-Mar-2014
The Mugnier Interview: The Master of Musigny
What keeps Burgundy's Frédéric Mugnier awake at night?
Interview by Adam Lechmere
Posted Monday, 03-Mar-2014
Frank Zappa Lends His Name to Vine Acne
It's the bane of teenagers' lives but acne also affects vines too.
By Claire Adamson | Posted Saturday, 01-Mar-2014
How Long Before Napa Cabs Top $1000 A Bottle?
With 12 Napa wines selling for at least $1000 a bottle wholesale at Premiere Napa Valley, can the same price for regular releases be far behind?
By W. Blake Gray | Posted Friday, 28-Feb-2014
Wine Drinkers Have Never Had it So Good
We're living in a golden age of wine, writes
Posted Thursday, 27-Feb-2014
Viader Proves Napa's Cabernet Franc Credentials
Viader's wines stand alone in Napa and the family winery makes no apology for that.
By Adam Lechmere | Posted Wednesday, 26-Feb-2014
The Next Generation at Domaine Chevrot
Pablo Chevrot returned to the Côte de Beaune village where he grew up to take over the reins at the family domaine in 2002. He has since converted to organics but it's not been easy, he explains.
Interview by Rebecca Gibb
Posted Tuesday, 25-Feb-2014
The Birth of Penfolds Grange
"A Year in the Life of Grange," uncovers the creation of the "one true first growth of the southern hemisphere."
By Yinan Zhang | Posted Saturday, 22-Feb-2014
Where on Earth Next for Sparkling Wine?
considers the potential of sparkling wine regions beyond Champagne.
By Tom Stevenson | Posted Friday, 21-Feb-2014
Tradition Rules at Giuseppe Quintarelli
This hard-to-find Valpolicella estate is worth discovering, explains
By Paolo Tenti | Posted Thursday, 20-Feb-2014
British Government Stocks Some "Jolly Good" Wines
From $7 Chilean merlot to mature first growths, the British Government's cellar has a drop for all-comers.
By Claire Adamson | Posted Wednesday, 19-Feb-2014
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