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Monday 22 September 2014

Burgundy

Bordeaux drags Liv-ex 100 down further

For a record thirteenth straight month the Liv-ex 100 index has fallen, with Bordeaux the chief casualty.

Friday, May 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

US ‘reasserts’ itself at Sotheby’s sale

American buyers were out in force at Sotheby’s New York sale this week, in an auction that made US$1.4 million and was dominated by Bordeaux.

Monday, April 28th, 2014 No Comments »

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 »

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