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Wednesday 22 October 2014

Bordeaux

The future of the primeurs system

Christian Seely, managing director of Château Pichon Baron owner Axa Millésime, reflects on the future of the primeurs system in Bordeaux.

Friday, October 10th, 2014 3 Comments »

Fourth year of decline for fine wine?

The fine wine market is likely staring at a fourth year of decline but there is the chance 2015 will get off on the right foot.

Friday, October 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux recovery boosts French volumes

France’s wine production could reach 46.5 million hectolitres this year, a 10% rise on last year.

Thursday, October 9th, 2014 No Comments »

HDH to host Bordeaux only sale

Chicago-based auction house, Hart Davis Hart, is to hold its first ever sale dedicated solely to Bordeaux later this month with ex-cellar consignments from three leading estates.

Thursday, October 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Finance to fine wine: a winemaker’s journey

The sloping hillside of Château Biac faces the Garonne River, which protects the vineyard from both frost and heat. Like its storybook setting, Château Biac has a story to tell, writes Tania Teschke.

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Low wine trade over China National Day

The Chinese “Golden Week” holiday last week resulted in minimal trading in fine wine, with Bordeaux seeing a slight decline in its share of trade.

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Tesco to launch priciest own-label ever

UK supermarket Tesco has doubled its Argentine wine range and next month will launch its most expensive own-label wine ever.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Red Obsession comes to Britain

Red Obsession opened in Australia last August, where audiences described it “as a cautionary tale about China’s power and presence in the world,” said Warwick Ross

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Little-known Bordeaux sells out in 24 hours

Proving that good-value Bordeaux has no problem finding a buyer in the UK, a top-end blend from Canon-Fronsac sold out in just over 24 hours this week through one London merchant.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines at Heathrow

Heathrow is one of the world’s busiest airports and, as a result, sells a serious amount of wine. Here are the top 10 wines sold by value.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

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