A fake wine company which accepted more than £1 million in sham investments in Bordeaux fine wines has been exposed by UK police.
The trials of the 2013 vintage were not as great as years such as 1987 or 1991 according to Mouton Rothschild’s managing director.
In what direction does the future lie for the great sweet wines of Bordeaux? Is it in the East?
Some 20 people have been arrested across France in a series of dawn raids by French gendarmes in a major crackdown on a gang of wine thieves.
Bucking a trend seen among many négociants in the last 12 months, Maison Sichel has enjoyed a rapid rise in Bordeaux sales to China during 2013.
Italian wines on the Liv-ex Fine Wine 1000 bucked the general downward trend in January and saw the second highest level of trading.
Château Malescasse, a cru bourgeois in Haut Médoc, will not make a 2013 vintage at all, selling off its wine as AOC Haut Médoc at a cut price rate.
Good news for hardworking vignerons, not such good news for river-front home owners.
The body of Château de la Rivière’s former owner, James Grégoire, has been found in the Dordogne over a month after the deadly crash in Bordeaux.
The Fine Wine 100 index closed with a loss in January, the first time it has done so in 12 years but Bordeaux dominated the best performing wines.
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