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Monday 21 April 2014

Bordeaux

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 »

2013 primeurs: the Right Bank

Our en primeur report crosses over to the Right Bank and tours the big names of Pomerol and Saint Emilion.

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Fine Wine 100 in free fall

Liv-ex’s Fine Wine 100 index has fallen for the 12th consecutive month in March, an “unprecedented” milestone, while Pontet-Canet’s 2009 and 2010 vintages came “under fire”.

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

2013 primeurs: day two in the Médoc

The first day of the communal tastings with the Union des Grands Crus gives a broader appreciation of the vintage on the Left Bank.

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 No Comments »

2013 Primeurs: St Estèphe to Margaux

Our first report from the 2013 en primeurs spans St Estèphe to Margaux, with thoughts on Montrose, Pichon Lalande and Lafite among others.

Monday, March 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Obituary: Christine Valette-Pariente

Christine Valette-Pariente, co-owner of Château Troplong Mondot in Saint Emilion has died after losing her battle with cancer.

Monday, March 31st, 2014 No Comments »

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