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Thursday 2 October 2014

Bordeaux

Under-the-radar Lafites trading well

Although Lafite no longer commands the share of trade it used to there are vintages that are still attracting buyers’ interest.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

First growth prices rise 700% in 25 years

The prices of first growth châteaux have risen 30 times more than the price of bulk Bordeaux over the past 25 years.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Top wine region restaurants – Bordeaux

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.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 1 Comment »

Non first growths show value in 09

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.

Monday, July 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Sotheby’s two day sale makes £1.3m

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.

Monday, July 21st, 2014 2 Comments »

On this day 1453…England loses Bordeaux

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.

Thursday, July 17th, 2014 No Comments »

HDH takes number one spot in US

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.

Friday, July 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Saint-Emilion property sold to Vauthier

Alain Vauthier of Château Ausone has acquired Château La Clotte in Saint Emilion ending speculation as to which leading wine producer would do so.

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Classics to dominate Bonhams sale

A rare Burgundy and historic Bordeaux lead the Bonhams July sale alongside some other French classics.

Monday, July 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux blanc tops blind tasting

Bordeaux blanc performed best in a blind tasting of top-end oaked Sauvignon Blancs from around the world held in London last week.

Monday, July 7th, 2014 No Comments »

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