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Saturday 24 January 2015

Bordeaux

Bordeaux 2013: weakest since 2007?

Half of the merchants in Liv-ex’s Bordeaux 2013 en primeur survey have voted the vintage the weakest out of 2007, 2008, 2011 and 2012 for the first growths in terms of quality.

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 No Comments »

BBR to recreate iconic Judgement of Paris

Berry Bros & Rudd is to recreate the iconic Judgment of Paris tasting of 1976 in which wine experts shocked the French wine industry by rating two Californian wines over their French counterparts.

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Seely calls for balance in primeurs debate

Pichon Baron’s Christian Seely has hit out at a “concerted effort” to undermine the 2013 en primeur campaign, arguing that such a negative outlook is not only unjustified, but risks doing customers a disservice.

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 2 Comments »

Mouton vs Mouton battle erupts

Bordeaux first growth Château Mouton Rothschild is seeking €410,000 in damages from Domaine Mouton in Givry for “usurping” its name.

Monday, April 7th, 2014 3 Comments »

Fine Wine 1000 holds steady

Liv-ex’s Fine Wine 1000 index halted a five month decline in March with non-European and Champagne labels buoying up the market.

Monday, April 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: Pichon out of the traps

Pichon Baron, Gloria and Suduiraut released this morning as the 2013 en primeurs get off to a flying start.

Monday, April 7th, 2014 No Comments »

2013 primeurs: Graves and Château d’Yquem

The final day’s tasting of Bordeaux 2013, and a summary of how to handle the ensuing campaign.

Saturday, April 5th, 2014 No Comments »

UK Bordeaux wine sales rise 14%

Sales of Bordeaux wines in the UK have grown by 14.2% in volume and 18.6% in value, according to data compiled by market research firm IRI.

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: Gazin down €1

As the en primeur tastings begin to wind down, Château Gazin has released with a small drop of just a euro on its 2012 price.

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Fine wine vs gravity

How is the movement of the fine wine market like Felix Baumgartner’s leap from the edge of space? What goes up…

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

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