Saint-Julien estate Gruaud Larose has reached a record high on Liv-ex’s index having weathered the storm afflicting the wider Bordeaux market.
The devastating hailstorms which hit Entre Deux Mers and other Bordeaux regions this summer may prove a breaking point for the many producers who are struggling to stay in business.
A new study of Chinese consumers has shown that the most typical wine among the country’s urban middle and upper class is a Cabernet Sauvignon from Bordeaux priced below RMB250 (£25).
Following the recent 2013 harvest the market remains as unpredictable as ever.
Producers across the sweet wine appellations of Bordeaux are busy exploring stylistic, packaging and marketing initiatives to safeguard their commercial future.
the drinks business apologises to Mr Don Cornwell after making a mistake in a recent story.
Austrian winemaker Lenz Moser is in “advanced stages” with two leading supermarkets to bring wines from China’s Château Changyu Moser XV, whom he consults for, into the UK.
Next week’s Sotheby’s sale will feature a collection of Moët & Chandon dating back to the First World War and Bordeaux recovered from a 19th century shipwreck.
Since their 2011 peak, Lafite and others in the Rothschild stable have dropped back to their 2010 levels, prices falling over 40% in the process.
For the first time since the financial crash of 2008, we are starting to see viable medium to long-term growth in the wine sector of the UK on-trade.
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