Rhône producer, Michel Chapoutier, has bought Beaujolais negociant La Maison Trénel.
UK merchant Corney & Barrow has added a significant Burgundy producer to its portfolio in the form of grand cru specialist Domaine Jacques Prieur.
Wine lovers in Japan celebrated the release of 2014’s Beaujolais Nouveau by bathing in the wine at a hot spring resort west of Tokyo.
Bibendum is predicting a Beaujolais revival among 25 to 34-year-olds after research showed baby boomers are still drinking the Gamay-based wine.
A brave bunch of pickers at Domaine Marcel Lapierre in Beaujolais have stripped off during the harvest to pose for a calendar printed by the estate.
Wines to enjoy with a Thanksgiving feast are a theme in the US this week and Dave McIntyre recommends a full flight for $40 and Sandra Silfven picks a “wine to impress your guests”.
Eric Asimov recommends a “pure and harmonious” white, Jon Bonné picks out a “gorgeous” sparkler and Sandra Silfven chooses a red that is a “class act”.
A series of photographs taken by a Hawaii-based scientist have come to light that reveal what drops of wine look like under a high powered microscope.
In a bid to flag up underdog local grape País, Miguel Torres Chile has released a País red blend made from old bush vines onto the UK market.
Jane MacQuitty recommends a “beefy claret that is beautiful” and Matthew Jukes picks out a “knockout French classic at a bargain price.”
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