Off-trade volume sales of Bordeaux wines grew by 13.9% in the last six months, despite a decline of 2.6% to the total UK off-trade market.
Rosé is a category often unfairly overlooked, thought to be suited only to summer sipping. Here we take a look at 10 rosés that deserve to be taken seriously.
Although Lafite no longer commands the share of trade it used to there are vintages that are still attracting buyers’ interest.
The prices of first growth châteaux have risen 30 times more than the price of bulk Bordeaux over the past 25 years.
The latest in our series touring the top eateries in the most famous wine regions around the world. This week we’re taking a look at Bordeaux.
Although wines from Bordeaux have seen high levels of decline in the last couple of years, away from the first growths there are many estates offering good value.
UK auction house Sotheby’s held a two day sale in London last week that achieved nearly £1.3 million as sales for the first half of the year rose 33% on the same period in 2013.
On this day in 1453 the battle of Castillon was fought, bringing an end to the Hundred Years War and England’s hold on Bordeaux.
Auction house Hart Davis Hart has taken the number one position in the US as the first half of the year draws to a close.
Alain Vauthier of Château Ausone has acquired Château La Clotte in Saint Emilion ending speculation as to which leading wine producer would do so.
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