Penfolds owner Treasury Wine Estates has won a high court battle against a trademark squatter claiming ownership to a widely understood Chinese translation of the Australian wine brand's name - but the dispute doesn't end there.
A new device that claims to soften tannins in young wine by exposing the juice to ultraviolet light could also help increase the number of wines available for vegans, according to winemakers taking part in early trials.
Chinese online wine and spirits shop 1919.cn and two other investors are set to invest five million RMB to establish a new company specialising in purchasing imported wines, announced the company last week.
Chinese online wine and spirits shop Jiuxian.com has said that it plans to invest ‘a maximum of 83 million RMB (10 million euros)’ to buy a Bordeaux winery.
Campaigners in the Bordeaux wine region have staged what they say will be the first of several actions to highlight the purported risks of pesticide use for vineyard workers and locals.
New Zealand's recent Kaikoura earthquake ruined enough wine to fill more than five million bottles, according to new industry estimates. See a report below, alongside a video of cracks in the landscape caused by the quake.