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Monday 27 April 2015

chateau Margaux

Poor en primeur campaigns favour the fittest

Poor recent en primeur campaigns, particularly the failed release of 2013 Bordeaux, is a necessary shake-out that favours the strongest properties, according to one château director.

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Pontallier proposes Château Margaux Blanc

Château Margaux is considering introducing a white wine equivalent called Château Margaux Blanc, having reached a new quality benchmark for its white in 2014.

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 1 Comment »

Burgundy overtakes Bordeaux at auction

Sales of Burgundy have overtaken those of Bordeaux for the first time in American auction house Acker Merrall & Condit’s history.

Monday, December 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Uncorked: Eduardo Chadwick

President and owner of Chile’s Viña Errázuriz, Eduardo Chadwick is our first ‘Uncorked’ to score 100 (personal) Parker points.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines at Heathrow

Heathrow is one of the world’s busiest airports and, as a result, sells a serious amount of wine. Here are the top 10 wines sold by value.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wine poems

Wine and poetry have long enjoyed a happy relationship, the one often fuelling the other. Herewith, our top 10 poems in praise of Bacchus.

Thursday, July 17th, 2014 1 Comment »

World’s most expensive wine goes on sale

Fine wine shop Le Clos in Dubai International Airport has put a Balthazar of Château Margaux on sale for £122,000, making it the most expensive bottle of wine ever to be retailed.

Friday, October 11th, 2013 No Comments »

First growths wary of new Bordeaux film

Warwick Ross, producer of new wine documentary Red Obsession, has revealed how reluctant many of the Bordeaux first growths were to be interviewed for the project.

Thursday, September 19th, 2013 No Comments »

US man selling wine so he can play poker

A Las Vegas man has announced he is trying to sell some of his fine wine collection in order to raise funds to play in World Series of Poker events this summer.

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013 2 Comments »

Margaux trialing “voodoo” biodynamics

Bordeaux first growth Château Margaux is experimenting with the “voodoo” of biodynamics, according its managing director Paul Pontallier.

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013 4 Comments »

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