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Saturday 25 October 2014

Bordeaux

Consumers ‘turning backs’ on Bordeaux

British consumers are turning their backs on Bordeaux after losing faith in both producers in the region and the en primeur system, according to two key fine wine merchants.

Thursday, June 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Cheval Blanc collection makes $11m

An ex-cellar collection of Cheval Blanc made over HK$11 million when it was auctioned by Sotheby’s in Hong Kong last weekend.

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Stephanie de Boüard to ‘shake up’ Angélus

Stephanie de Boüard, of Château Angélus, believes it is her duty to shake things up a bit and make some changes at the St Emilion estate.

Friday, May 30th, 2014 1 Comment »

Frey revives Bordeaux-Rhône blending

Enterprising young winemaker Caroline Frey of Château La Lagune and Jaboulet is reviving the tradition of blending Bordeaux with Rhône via a new release.

Friday, May 23rd, 2014 5 Comments »

La Lagune may not release 2013 grand vin

Bordeaux third growth Château La Lagune may not release a 2013 grand vin as winemaker Caroline Frey is unsure that the quality is up to her standards.

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Wine firms that preyed on fraud victims shut down

Two London-based wine firms that worked together to cheat defrauded wine investors out of more money by claiming they could help recover their losses have been shut down.

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Drinks barons star in The Rich List

Giants of the international brewing, distilling and wine business appeared among other titans of UK industry in The Sunday Times Rich List 2014.

Monday, May 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Bonhams lines up European cellars for London sale

Bonhams’ next London fine wine sale will feature collections from a selection of European cellars spanning top flight Bordeaux, Burgundy, Italian and mature Rioja.

Friday, May 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux heading for ‘collective suicide’

Respected Sauternes producer, Alexandre de Lur-Saluces, has warned Bordeaux is heading for “collective suicide”, if it continues with its current pricing strategy.

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 4 Comments »

More bleak news for fine wine

The latest Cellar Watch Market Report brings more miserable news for the fine wine world as Liv-ex’s indices continued to slide in April following a torrid en primeur campaign.

Monday, May 12th, 2014 No Comments »

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