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Monday 30 November 2015


Chablis to be offered at Hospices sale

This year’s Hospices de Beaune auction will feature two barrels of Chablis, the first time wines from the appellation have been offered at the sale.

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Fruitiness’ defines Chablis 2015 vintage

A hot summer means this year’s Chablis vintage stands out for its “fruitiness”, in contrast to the “saline” style associated with 2014, according to the Bureau Interprofessionnel des Vins de Bourgogne (BIVB).

Monday, November 2nd, 2015 1 Comment »

New study strengthens case against soil-based minerality

A new study has provided further evidence that the perception of minerality in wine is not linked to soil.

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 9 Comments »

Beaujolais ‘has a big role to play in China’

China’s dwindling economy could help stabilise its wine market and see it being a new devotee of Beaujolais, according to Louis Latour’s export director, Mark Allen.

Monday, September 14th, 2015 1 Comment »

Chablis confident of ‘excellent’ vintage

Chablis producers are confident of an “excellent” vintage despite the recent hail, which affected some 300 hectares in total.

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Chablis hit by hail

A hailstorm has struck in Chablis on the very eve of the harvest but there appears to be some confusion as to the extent of the damage.

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

2015 heat sparks memories of 2003

A July heatwave across much of northern Europe has led several winemakers to draw comparisons with the notoriously hot 2003 vintage.

Monday, August 10th, 2015 1 Comment »

Cathay Pacific serves up grand cru Chablis

Cathay Pacific has announced it will be serving Domaine Jean-Marc Brocard’s Chablis grand cru in first class from this November onwards.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Chablis producer hit by thieves

Domaine Jean-Marc Brocard has suffered multiple break-ins since last year with thieves targeting its premier and grand cru cuvées.

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Asia bidders still wooed by Burgundy

Christie’s last sale of fine and rare wines saw 2005 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti sell well above its high estimate as demand for mature Burgundy continues.

Thursday, June 4th, 2015 No Comments »

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