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Wednesday 23 April 2014

Bordeaux

Wine and Warfare part 12: Vineyards under attack

Wine and Warfare looks at the resilience of France’s vineyards from the Hundred Years War, through the campaigns of Napoleon to the ravages of WW2.

Friday, January 10th, 2014 No Comments »

DRC: overstretched?

Domaine de la Romanée Conti’s Liv-ex index has put on a strong show in recent years while Bordeaux prices have stuttered, but there is a chance that prices could become unbalanced

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Cristal tops December rises as index falls

Cristal was the best performing fine wine on the Liv-ex 100 in December, as the Fine Wine 100 index fell for the third consecutive year.

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Opus One credits global success to Bordeaux négociants

California’s Opus One is enjoying strong international demand through Bordeaux négociants, despite stagnating sales for the region’s Left Bank brands.

Friday, January 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux Fine Wines put into provisional liquidation

Wine investment company Bordeaux Fine Wines has been put into provisional liquidation following an investigation by the Insolvency Service.

Friday, January 3rd, 2014 6 Comments »

André Lurton announces new appointments

Vignobles André Lurton has made several key appointments to its viticultural and winemaking teams.

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Buddhist monks pray at Bordeaux château after owner dies in helicopter crash

Buddhist monks have conducted a benediction ceremony at Château de La Riviere in Bordeaux after its new Chinese owner and former owner died in a helicopter crash.

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014 1 Comment »

Sichel 1883 quiz winners scoop Imperial of Palmer ’82

Christmas has come early for Simon Taylor and his team from Bin Ends @ The Bear in Stroud, who have scooped an Imperial of Châteaux Palmer 1982 after winning the Sichel 1883 quiz.

Friday, December 20th, 2013 No Comments »

Historic wine list highlights high price of sparkling Moselle

Following yesterday’s story on a wine list from 1966, we’ve been sent a much older list which highlights how much tastes and prices have changed, particularly for German wines.

Friday, December 20th, 2013 1 Comment »

Fine wine market down but good year for Champagne, DRC, Super Tuscans

While the value of the fine wine market has declined for a third consecutive year, 2013 has been a good year for Champagne, DRC, Super Tuscans and Right Bank Bordeaux.

Friday, December 20th, 2013 No Comments »

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