Bordeaux estates have begun their white grape harvests but most of the reds will be not be harvested until later in the month.
A wine trader has appeared in court to deny conning investors out of £350,000 for expensive bottles of Bordeaux and Champagne that never existed.
Sotheby’s will begin its autumn season in London later this month with the sale of a “Great Bordeaux Cellar”.
Having identified the causes of premature oxidation in white wine, Bordeaux-based researcher Dr Valérie Lavigne is now looking at why reds may be facing the same problem.
Pavie’s 2010 has been up-graded to a “perfect” 100-points by Robert Parker in the latest issue of The Wine Advocate.
The owner of Bordeaux’s Château Angelus, Hubert de Boüard, has lent his support to a campaign by capsule brand Pure Tin as it looks to expand across France and the US.
Château Mouton Rothschild has overtaken fellow first growth Lafite as the most searched for wine on Liv-ex.
Château Lafite’s price premium versus its fellow first growths is continuing to fall with Mouton Rothschild and Haut-Brion catching up.
The chance to taste some of the last bottles of Krug 1915 will be offered by Sotheby’s in New York this September as houses announce their autumn sales programmes.
Auction house Bonhams is shining a light on Spain at its next fine wine auction in London on 3 September, which will include 40 lots of “top Rioja”.
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