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Thursday 18 September 2014

Bordeaux

‘Vast majority’ of Kurniawan’s wines were fake

The “vast majority” of wines found at the home of alleged wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan were fakes, a wine authentication expert has testified in court.

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 No Comments »

Nobody does it better

A party for top hoteliers and restaurateurs provides a moment of marketing magic for Bordeaux wines.

Friday, December 13th, 2013 No Comments »

Burgundy continues unstoppable auction run

Burgundy’s bull run of the auction circuit continued apace this week with Domaine de la Romanée-Conti and Henri Jayer topping Sotheby’s best lots.

Thursday, December 12th, 2013 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: ‘a joyous triumph over adversity’

This year’s wines from Pauillac and Pomerol are “a joyous triumph over adversity” writes AXA MD Christian Seely, who added that detractors of the vintage will be “agreeably surprised”.

Thursday, December 12th, 2013 1 Comment »

Bordeaux drags market down in 2013

The poor performance of Left Bank Bordeaux frustrated merchants this year and the Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 is facing an unparalleled third consecutive slump.

Thursday, December 12th, 2013 No Comments »

Bordelais should focus on second wines in 2013

The top châteaux in Bordeaux could hold back from producing a grand vin this year and instead plough production into their second wines, according to one MW.

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 No Comments »

Mon dieu! Are those bubbles I see before me?

A sparkling surprise is in store for visitors to the ancient underground caves of St Emilion.

Monday, December 9th, 2013 No Comments »

En primeur 2013: the perfect storm?

With tiny yields, questionable quality and buyers and commentators sharpening their knives, is the 2013 en primeur campaign destined for disaster before it’s even begun?

Friday, December 6th, 2013 1 Comment »

French PM puts fine wines up for auction

Wines from the cellar of the official Paris residence of French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault are to go under the hammer today in a bid to tackle national debt.

Friday, December 6th, 2013 No Comments »

The bells, the bells!

A sneak preview of the renovations at St Emilion’s Château Angélus.

Thursday, November 28th, 2013 No Comments »

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