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Tuesday 23 December 2014

Bordeaux

Tesco slashes wine prices via social media

Tesco is offering 26% off cases of Château Léoville Las Cases 2009 via a social selling campaign targeting fine wine lovers with “co-buying” service Buyapowa.

Thursday, December 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux bounce at Zachy’s

As the autumn auction season draws to a close Jeff Zacharia, president of Zachy’s auction house, speaks to db revealing his insights on the future of Bordeaux.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Chinese group buys Bordeaux estate

Chinese interest in Bordeaux appears buoyant following reports that one of China’s major hotel firms is set to buy Cadillac estate Château de Birot.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux wine museum millions over budget

The Cité des Civilisations du Vin in Bordeaux that is currently under construction is €18 million over budget but will be completed on schedule.

Friday, December 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Emirates invests $500m in fine wine

Gulf airline Emirates has announced it has spent US$500 million in “long-term investment” in its fine wine programme over the last decade.

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Growing thirst for wine business courses

Business students are developing a thirst for wine courses, with careers in the financial sector having lost their sheen due to the recession.

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 2 Comments »

Champagne leads fine wine market

The Liv-ex 100 index showed a rise for the fourth month in a row in November, with Champagne top of the movers as Christmas approaches.

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Anthony Barton

The don of Bordeaux on his fear of speeches, love of expensive cars and the sadness of missing out on a rowing Blue at Cambridge.

Monday, December 1st, 2014 No Comments »

En primeur: the Bordelais’ perspective

Thomas Duroux of Château Palmer, Xavier Sanchez of Pichon Baron, Veronique Sanders of Haut-Bailly and merchant François Thienpont give their views on en primeur and next year’s campaign.

Friday, November 28th, 2014 7 Comments »

Week in pics: Hong Kong

Late November has seen no let up in the Hong Kong wine industry’s programme of events.

Friday, November 28th, 2014 No Comments »

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