Despite the worldwide fame of some Burgundian appellations, there are still many which lack major recognition the export director for the Burgundy Bureau has said.
The INAO is considering new premier and grand crus for several Burgundian appellations, including Marsannay and Mâcon.
A violent summer hailstorm has caused “catastrophic” damage to vineyards in Burgundy, with up to 70% of the harvest destroyed at a number of estates.
The Hospices de Beaune auction enjoyed record sales of €5,909,276 this weekend, with Asian buyers accounting for 12% of value sales.
Burgundy winegrowers have said this year’s weather has helped to produce a “rare but precious vintage”.
The Bureau Interprofessionnel des Vins de Bourgogne (BIVB) has cancelled its generic UK trade tasting for 2012.
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