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Friday 6 March 2015

Bordeaux

Bordeaux prices back to 2010 levels

After several years of declines, the price of Bordeaux has crept back up to 2010 levels for the first time according to fine wine merchant Bordeaux Index.

Monday, February 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Sparkling wine next ‘big thing’ in HK

The IWSR has predicted that sparkling wine is to be the “next big thing” in Hong Kong and the future remains positive even after the first year of decline since 2008.

Monday, February 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Does ‘Year of the…’ really make a difference?

Linking China with a particular wine, especially if it matches a sign from the Chinese zodiac, is increasingly common but Liv-ex questions its long-term impact.

Monday, February 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Critics drove Mouton to cut Cab Franc

Mouton Rothschild’s director Philippe Dhalluin has told how a negative critical response to his first vintage at the estate led him to reassess dramatically its use of Cabernet Franc in the blend.

Friday, February 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Vinexpo has no plans for China show

Vinexpo’s CEO has said he stands by his decision to cancel a planned Beijing show, adding there will be no Chinese fair in the near future.

Friday, February 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Conditions for Vintage Port favour table wines

The conditions required for making great Port are the same as those needed for creating the region’s best table wines too, according to Bordeaux’s Bruno Prats.

Thursday, February 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Unrest over St Emilion system ‘disturbing’

The INAO’s silence over legal challenges brought against it by chateaux demoted in its 2012 St Emilion classification has been described as very “disturbing”.

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 1 Comment »

DRC tops Sotheby’s rankings in 2014

Auction house Sotheby’s has released its 2014 report and, for the second year in a row, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti has topped the rankings.

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Asia enjoying a ‘Mouton moment’

After a triumphant Mouton Rothschild sale in Hong Kong, Serena Sutcliffe MW speaks to the drinks business about the outlook for Bordeaux in Asia.

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Fine Wine vs Goats

Super Bowl XLIX was a GOAT, Tom Brady’s a GOAT and Bordeaux 2015 is going to be a GOAT. Confused yet?

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

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