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Friday 18 April 2014

Burgundy

LVMH buys first Burgundy vineyard

Luxury goods giant, LVMH, has acquired its first Burgundy vineyard having bought the 14th century Clos des Lambrays.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Jackson Family to invest in Europe/partners with IMW

California-based Jackson Family Wines is looking to buy more properties in Europe and will be the only New World sponsor at this May’s Master of Wine symposium in Italy.

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Giboulot fined €500 for not spraying

Burgundian winemaker Emmanuel Giboulot has been fined €500 for refusing to spray his vines against the leaf-hopper virus.

Monday, April 7th, 2014 1 Comment »

Burgundy in pictures

Last week the drinks business was lucky enough to take a trip to sun-drenched Burgundy for the Grands Jours de Bourgogne

Friday, March 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Fine wine vs the alphabet

More pseudo-science now as the “Fine wine vs” series tackles the weighty issue of which letter is the most influential in fine wine.

Friday, March 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Burgundy made better by egg-shaped cellar

A tasting has shown that wines from Domaine Leflaive aged in the producer’s new egg-shaped cellar are superior to those stored in its old facility.

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 2 Comments »

Burgundy vines ‘two weeks ahead’

Burgundy’s growing season is already some two weeks ahead of itself due to a warm start to spring, prompting fears of frost damage.

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Anne-Claude Leflaive wins peer recognition

Anne-Claude Leflaive, head of leading white Burgundy producer Domaine Leflaive has won the 2014 Winemakers’ Winemaker Award.

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Still ‘much to discover’ in Burgundy

Despite the worldwide fame of some Burgundian appellations, there are still many which lack major recognition the export director for the Burgundy Bureau has said.

Friday, March 21st, 2014 No Comments »

New premier crus earmarked for Burgundy

The INAO is considering new premier and grand crus for several Burgundian appellations, including Marsannay and Mâcon.

Thursday, March 20th, 2014 2 Comments »

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