As Europe brings its 2014 harvest to a close, few of the key wine regions appear to have escaped the unsettled weather conditions that look set to characterise this vintage.
Harrods’ wine department has held its first Prestige Bordeaux Tasting in London, which included top clarets from first growths and older vintages.
The 2012 vintage of Pontet-Canet’s second wine, Les Hauts de Pontet-Canet, has had its AOC application rejected and will instead be bottled as Vin de France.
The Essex-born, Surrey-based wine writer on his love of KFC and 1945 Claret, dislike of corked wine writers and fear of architecture.
Last week saw an uptick in trade for Bordeaux’s first growths on Liv-ex, as “off” vintages yet again boosted the region amid more growth for fine wine.
Philippe Sereys de Rothschild, son of the late Baroness Philippine, has been confirmed as the estate’s next president.
As the last grapes of the 2014 Bordeaux are picked, the CIVB has unveiled its latest advertising campaign due to launch in the New York subway this month.
Vinexpo’s 2015 exhibition in Bordeaux will see a number of major changes from new tasting lounges to post-show parties.
Bordeaux classed growth Château Pichon Baron has launched a new second wine called Les Griffons de Pichon Baron.
Despite all the buzz around Burgundy in the auction world, it plays a limited role at Liv-ex.
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