Master Sommeliers require so much mental agility to make the grade that the sensory part of their brains becomes physically thicker, a scientific study has found.
Alibaba has said 100 million people 'took part' in its 9/9 online wine shopping festival, but the company said it wouldn't release sales figures.
Some of the best palates across Asia have started judging thousands of wines in the Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2016 in Hong Kong.
DecanterChina columnist Fongyee Walker was among the 13 new Masters of Wine announced today (5 September).
From comparative study on winter vine burial in China to consumer's attitude towards wine in India, find out what topics have the new MWs chosen for their final research papers.
How do the new UK alcohol guidelines compare to drinking limits in other countries around the world? It's complicated...
Professor Denis Dubourdieu, one of the most respected winemakers and wine researchers of his generation, has died in Bordeaux.
The incoming prime minister of the UK, Theresa May, has shown a tough attitude to alcohol in the past, but is also a pragmatist by reputation.
Liv-ex analyst believes the UK's vote to leave the European Union means a sudden end for the Bordeaux 2015 en primeur campaign, but there could be bargains available for opportunistic US buyers.
New figures show that 10 countries drink around two thirds of the world's wine, but who is drinking the most? See below for a graphic prepared by Decanter using OIV data.