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Saturday 4 July 2015

Bordeaux

Vinexpo: five days ‘too much’ says organiser

Vinexpo doesn’t need to run for the full five days because no visitor stays more than three, according to the CEO of the biennial Bordeaux wine and spirits fair, Guillaume Deglise.

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 3 Comments »

Wine thieves go on trial

A gang of wine thieves accused of stealing a million euros worth of wine from some of Bordeaux’s top estates has gone on trial in France.

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Margaux’s new winery in pictures

Château Margaux recently unveiled its new winery and vinothèque designed by Sir Norman Foster and his team.

Friday, June 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Vinexpo 2015 in pictures

From magnificent marquees and fountains of wine to jazz bands, orange trousers and a hot pink cow, Vinexpo 2015 has been a colourful one.

Thursday, June 18th, 2015 1 Comment »

Points difference

How broad is the price variation between the cheapest and most expensive vintages in Bordeaux?

Thursday, June 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux trade suffering mid-June

Bordeaux’s share of trade on Liv-ex in the middle of June is at a new low for 2015 but is it a blip or the result of a so-so en primeur campaign?

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Sotheby’s wine sales top $10m in NYC

Sotheby’s wine sales in New York have exceeded US$10 million in the first half of this year following a successful sale last weekend.

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 biggest drinks industry acquisitions

With Chinese buyers snapping up Bordeaux châteaux at a rate of knots and continued consolidation among former rivals, the drinks world is ever-changing.

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Margaux unveils new buildings

Château Margaux has officially opened its new winery buildings designed by Sir Norman Foster, in time for the estate’s bicentenary.

Monday, June 15th, 2015 No Comments »

En Primeur: Asia market ‘has matured’

This year’s en primeur campaign has been hailed a success by several Hong Kong-based wine merchants, with many Asian consumers having changed their buying habits to reflect personal consumption.

Monday, June 15th, 2015 No Comments »

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