The Bureau Interprofessionnel des Vins de Bourgogne offered the trade a chance to see Chablis from a slightly different angle at a recent tasting.
Auction house Sotheby’s has hailed its largest New York wine sale for 15 years, with the “Don Stott Cellar” making over US$8 million.
A rare 50-year-old bottle of Scotch and rare vintages from Burgundy producer Maison Camille Giroud will headline Sotheby’s “Finest and Rarest” auction in Hong Kong this month.
A Burgundian organic winemaker has been summoned to court for refusing to spray his vines with a pesticide to prevent the spread of disease.
Burgundy remains a firm favourite in Hong Kong and people are staying loyal to the names they love – even with current low yields and high prices.
PX tastings, Malbec World Day, Châteauneuf-du-Pape and an audience with Allen Meadows – it’s all go for the db HK team in the last week.
Acker Merrall & Condit’s Connoisseurs’ Club sale saw more than 50 new world records set last week, of which nearly 40 were from Burgundy.
Former Clos de Tart technical director, Sylvain Pitiot, marked his retirement with a tasting in Hong Kong this week, having handed over the reins of the Burgundy grand cru in January.
Les Grands Chais de France has made its first step into northern Burgundy with the acquisition of Beaune négociant Tresch Clerget.
One of Burgundy’s leading winemakers, Anne-Claude Leflaive, has died at home aged 59.
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