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Wednesday 25 November 2015


Hopes high for ‘magnificent’ Bordeaux vintage

Producers in Bordeaux are gearing up for what they hope will be a “magnificent” 2015 vintage, with one winemaker describing it as a “euphoric bounce back from the difficulties of 2013”.

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux producer launches ‘New World-inspired’ range

A Bordeaux producer is breaking from tradition and simplifying French wine with the launch of a range inspired by the New World.

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 No Comments »

More Angélus, Mr Bond?

Bond may be known for Martinis and Bollinger but Right Bank estate Angélus is apparently his new preferred drink on trains.

Friday, November 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Investors switch on to Cheval Blanc 2011

Investors’ interest in the hitherto relatively unheralded 2011 vintage of Cheval Blanc has been boosted by a tip-off from the estate’s technical director, Pierre-Olivier Clouet.

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Robuchon’s son to open Bordeaux-only bar

Louis Robuchon Abe, son of renowned French chef Joël Robuchon, is to open a Bordeaux-only wine bar in Fukuoka, Japan, a twin city with Bordeaux.

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015 No Comments »

HDH Bordeaux sale makes $6m

Hart Davis Hart’s ‘Celebration of Bordeaux’ sale in Chicago last weekend made over US$6 million, with 1982 Le Pin leading the way.

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Fine wine drifts in October

The Liv-ex 100 and 1000 fin wine indices drifted a little in October although activity is at a new high.

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Opening day set for Bordeaux’s ‘Guggenheim of wine’

Bordeaux’s new €81m (£58m) Cité du Vin wine centre will open on June 2 2016, it has been announced.

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Lafite 1895 sells for £11,000 in Dubai

A single bottle of Château Lafite 1895 sold for £11,000 at fine wine store Le Clos within Dubai International Airport at the weekend.

Monday, November 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux sweetens up Hong Kong and China

Under the name of “Sweet Bordeaux”, 10 Bordeaux appellations have focused on Hong Kong and China this year as key areas of growth.

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015 No Comments »

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