Key figures in the UK wine industry have written an open letter to “the châteaux, courtiers and négociants of Bordeaux” pleading for lower prices in the 2014 en primeur campaign.
The head of Domaine Jacques Prieur has explained how experiences in Bordeaux and Burgundy have informed major winemaking changes at the family estates in each region.
This June’s Vinexpo in Bordeaux will be a “turning point” for the fair according to its CEO, Guillaume Deglise.
Bordeaux has found a level at which buyers are prepared to return to the market and is beginning to outpace Burgundy and Champagne, says Gibbs.
Critical scores play a key role in the Liv-ex Power 100 list, but they are by no means only factor, as some of the top fine wine merchants explain.
Auction house Zachys begins its new season in Asia with a “dazzling array” of fine wines and spirits at its Hong Kong sale this weekend.
Bordeaux is keeping ahead on Liv-ex as January progresses but Italy has begun creeping up the charts at the mid-way point.
Three of the cartoonists killed in last week’s terrorist attack on French satirical weekly magazine Charlie Hebdo had also put their hands to wine labels.
Bordeaux’s Left Bank as tracked by the Liv-ex 500 has bucked a negative trend recently, with some Châteaux doing particularly well.
Online wine merchant 1855.com has been placed into liquidation by the Tribunal de Commerce in Paris after a key investor pulled out of supporting its recovery plan.
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