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Thursday 23 October 2014

Bordeaux

Harrods bring out the big guns

Harrods’ wine department has held its first Prestige Bordeaux Tasting in London, which included top clarets from first growths and older vintages.

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Pontet-Canet second wine loses AOC

The 2012 vintage of Pontet-Canet’s second wine, Les Hauts de Pontet-Canet, has had its AOC application rejected and will instead be bottled as Vin de France.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 1 Comment »

The Proust Q&A: Neal Martin

The Essex-born, Surrey-based wine writer on his love of KFC and 1945 Claret, dislike of corked wine writers and fear of architecture.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 No Comments »

First growths see trade boost

Last week saw an uptick in trade for Bordeaux’s first growths on Liv-ex, as “off” vintages yet again boosted the region amid more growth for fine wine.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Baroness’ son takes over at Mouton

Philippe Sereys de Rothschild, son of the late Baroness Philippine, has been confirmed as the estate’s next president.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux unveils new global campaign

As the last grapes of the 2014 Bordeaux are picked, the CIVB has unveiled its latest advertising campaign due to launch in the New York subway this month.

Friday, October 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Vinexpo aims to ‘wow’ attendees

Vinexpo’s 2015 exhibition in Bordeaux will see a number of major changes from new tasting lounges to post-show parties.

Friday, October 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Pichon-Baron launches new second wine

Bordeaux classed growth Château Pichon Baron has launched a new second wine called Les Griffons de Pichon Baron.

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 3 Comments »

Bordeaux still rules at Liv-ex

Despite all the buzz around Burgundy in the auction world, it plays a limited role at Liv-ex.

Monday, October 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Fine wine trade eyes up India

With a growing taste for wine, India’s elite offers a tantalising prospect for producers in the West, yet tax remains a huge issue.

Monday, October 13th, 2014 1 Comment »

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