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Wednesday 7 October 2015


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 »

Christie’s to offer ex-cellar Guigal in HK

Auction house Christie’s is to offer an ex-cellar consignment of Guigal, another from Laroche and the cellar of a private collector in Hong Kong this month.

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Lyne Marchive: “I’m confident on 2014’s success in HK”

Owner of Chablis estate Domaine des Malandes, Lyne Marchive tells db that the current vintage is a classic – and a relief from the challenging harvest of 2013.

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Wine scam rocks Chablis

The head of a large French wine producer has been arrested for allegedly blending other white wines into its Chablis for over a decade.

Friday, May 15th, 2015 No Comments »

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