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Tuesday 2 September 2014

AXA Millesimes

First growth prices rise 700% in 25 years

The prices of first growth châteaux have risen 30 times more than the price of bulk Bordeaux over the past 25 years.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Seely calls for balance in primeurs debate

Pichon Baron’s Christian Seely has hit out at a “concerted effort” to undermine the 2013 en primeur campaign, arguing that such a negative outlook is not only unjustified, but risks doing customers a disservice.

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 2 Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: ‘a joyous triumph over adversity’

This year’s wines from Pauillac and Pomerol are “a joyous triumph over adversity” writes AXA MD Christian Seely, who added that detractors of the vintage will be “agreeably surprised”.

Thursday, December 12th, 2013 1 Comment »

Noval to launch ‘secret’ Nacional ‘04

Quinta do Noval has given the first ever public tasting of its “secret” Nacional 2004 as the Douro estate confirmed a plan to release this rare vintage Port next year.

Monday, September 16th, 2013 No Comments »

Markets respond to ‘stunning’ 2011 Ports

Port producers are reporting significant demand from markets worldwide in the wake of their superlative-fuelled 2011 vintage declarations.

Monday, May 13th, 2013 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Christian Seely

AXA Millésimes managing director Christian Seely on his fears, loves and hates as well as where he wants his ashes scattered.

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013 No Comments »

Cos d’Estournel names Prats’ replacement

Aymeric de Gironde has been named as the new head of Cos d’Estournel.

Monday, November 26th, 2012 No Comments »

UK supermarket becomes Principal Supporter to IMW

Waitrose has joined AXA Millésimes and the Austrian Wine Marketing Board as a Principal Supporter to The Institute of Masters of Wine.

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012 No Comments »

Top 10 iconic Port vintages of the last century

A list of the top 10 Port vintages considered to be the greatest of the last 100 years from 1912 to 2012.

Friday, July 20th, 2012 2 Comments »

Seely seeking Burgundy property

Christian Seely, managing director of Domaine de l’Arlot owners AXA Millésimes, has revealed he is actively looking for a second Burgundy property.

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 1 Comment »

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