What is a Cru?

The word "cru" takes on different meanings across various French wine regions.

Anson: Why We Need Ethical Fine Wine

Jane proposes a new approach for how we categorise fine wine, with the emphasis on environmental sustainability and social responsibility...

Don’t panic: World Wine Supplies Rebound from Historic Low

Concerns about a shortage look to have been allayed after bumper 2018 harvests in Europe helped production recover from a slump in 2017, show new figures.

New Grapes Approved for Bordeaux

Bordeaux producers have voted overwhelmingly in favor of widening the grape pool in the region.

Burgundy Giant Boisset to Buy Maison Alex Gambal

Famille Boisset will acquire 30 acres of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay vineyards, the Gambal brand and inventory.

Do We Drink the Same Wine that the Romans Drank?

Did science just tell us that we drink the same wine the Romans drank?

UNESCO Recognizes Prosecco Wine Areas as World Heritage Site

Italy's hills around Conegliano and Valdobbiadene join the U.N. list's newest additions.

US Supreme Court Favors Wine Retailers

A landmark decision could enable the gradual dismantling of Prohibition-era wine laws.

The Burgundization of Barolo

Subregions of Barolo are getting ever more specific as different terroirs become highly prized.

Wine in Space
Domaine Comte Georges de Vogue, Chambolle-Musigny, Burgundy
Poggio al Tesoro winery in Bolgheri
Our latest cellar arrival of old Burgs direct from the Motherland