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Monday 1 September 2014

Bordeaux

Wine consultants are ‘plastic surgeons’

High profile wine consultants are like “plastic surgeons” trying to make ugly wines beautiful, according to one French producer.

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 4 Comments »

Lafite’s premium narrows further

Lafite’s premium over its fellow first growths is narrowing as poor performing vintages start to make their way into its Liv-ex sub-index.

Monday, June 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Nicolas Glumineau: Roederer’s man in Bordeaux

After 18 months at the helm of Roederer’s Bordeaux estates, Nicolas Glumineau discusses key improvements at Pichon Lalande, the secret of success in St Estèphe and the importance of connecting with a new generation of consumers.

Friday, June 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Hailstorms wipe out Bordeaux crops

Large swathes of Bordeaux vines have been destroyed after two nights of hail storms, torrential rain and lightening swept across France.

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 No Comments »

More slides for fine wine in May

The Liv-ex indices continued their decline throughout May with first growth prices continuing to sink and non-Bordeaux fine wines strengthening their position in the market.

Monday, June 9th, 2014 No Comments »

HDH lines up historic Chicago sale

Hart Davis Hart has announced the largest sale in its history, spanning “unique” offerings from France, Italy, Germany and the US to take place in Chicago at the end of the month.

Friday, June 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Consumers ‘turning backs’ on Bordeaux

British consumers are turning their backs on Bordeaux after losing faith in both producers in the region and the en primeur system, according to two key fine wine merchants.

Thursday, June 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Cheval Blanc collection makes $11m

An ex-cellar collection of Cheval Blanc made over HK$11 million when it was auctioned by Sotheby’s in Hong Kong last weekend.

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Stephanie de Boüard to ‘shake up’ Angélus

Stephanie de Boüard, of Château Angélus, believes it is her duty to shake things up a bit and make some changes at the St Emilion estate.

Friday, May 30th, 2014 1 Comment »

Frey revives Bordeaux-Rhône blending

Enterprising young winemaker Caroline Frey of Château La Lagune and Jaboulet is reviving the tradition of blending Bordeaux with Rhône via a new release.

Friday, May 23rd, 2014 5 Comments »

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