Bordeaux Index reports sales of US$125m in 2020

Fine wine and spirit merchant Bordeaux Index has reported total sales in 2020 of US$125 million (£90.8m), with “strong performances…despite the challenges of the Covid pandemic”.

Château du Tertre sold

AJ Domaines has announced the sale of Margaux estate Château du Tertre with the Helfrich family, founders of Les Grands Chais de France, set to take over winemaking operations at the estate.

Angelus restaurant gains Michelin star

The L’Observatoire restaurant owned by Saint-Emilion grand cru Angelus has been awarded it first Michelin star, a mere three months after opening during the height of last year’s pandemic.

French wine returns from space

Twelve bottles of Bordeaux wine and 320 Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon vine canes are among the cargo that is returning to Earth this week on board the SpaceX Dragon.

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