Wine news April 1, 2014

Wine collector Bill Koch loses $12M in damages that he initially won against a fellow wine collector, reports The Drinks Business.

The Pope will be using wine from his native Argentina for mass, also The Drinks Business.

Bollinger sees Champagne growth in Japan, Australia, reports Bloomberg.

In Palate Press, a new red wine designation from Chianti Classico, Gran Selezione.

Alice Feiring meets the lawyer handling the Olivier Cousin case taking on the French Wine Fraud Committee.

Bees can speed up the aging of wine reports

The Hosemaster introduces Carbon Footprint wines