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Friday 29 August 2014

Burgundy

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 »

Drouhin lot sold for $930k

A collection of Drouhin direct from the estate’s cellars was completely sold at Sotheby’s New York sale last weekend.

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Q&A with Viviana Navarrete of Viña Leyda

The chief winemaker at Viña Leyda on the importance of letting the terroir speak and why finesse and elegance now rule the roost in Chile.

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Two sales kick off Sotheby’s HK auctions

Sotheby’s Hong Kong sales season is to begin this April with two “important” sales, one of Bordeaux and the other from the cellars of a US ambassador.

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Ups and downs for Ausone in February

Ausone’s 2009 has gone from the best performer in January to the worst performer in February as the Liv-ex 100 dips again slightly.

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 No Comments »

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