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Wednesday 20 August 2014

chateau Margaux

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 »

Margaux to release third wine

Bordeaux first growth Châteaux Margaux is to release a third wine onto the market this year.

Monday, April 8th, 2013 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2012 outshines early fears

Despite its 2012 vintage keeping a relatively low profile so far, Bordeaux producers are reporting good results and strong international interest in the run up to next week’s en primeur tastings.

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 No Comments »

The Proust Questionnaire: Brent Marris

New Zealand wine pioneer Brent Marris on his admiration for Bart Simpson, fear of celery, and treasured Maserati Quattroporte.

Friday, June 22nd, 2012 No Comments »

Coppola releases first Inglenook since 1964

Francis Ford Coppola has released the first wine bearing the Inglenook label since the Napa Valley estate was broken up in 1964.

Friday, May 4th, 2012 5 Comments »

Margaux opts for organics

Château Margaux may convert to organic farming for its first growth parcels following viticultural experiments over the last five years.

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 3 Comments »

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