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Saturday 1 November 2014

Christian Seely

Pichon-Baron launches new second wine

Bordeaux classed growth Château Pichon Baron has launched a new second wine called Les Griffons de Pichon Baron.

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 3 Comments »

The future of the primeurs system

Christian Seely, managing director of Château Pichon Baron owner Axa Millésime, reflects on the future of the primeurs system in Bordeaux.

Friday, October 10th, 2014 3 Comments »

The Douro Valley in pictures

A photographic journey of a weekend in the Douro Valley, taking in boat rides, almond picking, infinity pools and lashings of Port.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Seely to steer Douro red revolution

Quinta do Noval custodian Christian Seely is on a mission to spearhead the Douro Valley’s dry red revolution at his own property, Quinta da Romaneira.

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

First growth prices rise 700% in 25 years

The prices of first growth châteaux have risen 30 times more than the price of bulk Bordeaux over the past 25 years.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Seely: Brazil a ‘red hot’ market for us

Christian Seely, managing director of Pichon Baron and Quinta do Noval owners AXA Millésimes, has revealed that Brazil is proving a “red hot” market for wine sales.

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Consumers ‘turning backs’ on Bordeaux

British consumers are turning their backs on Bordeaux after losing faith in both producers in the region and the en primeur system, according to two key fine wine merchants.

Thursday, June 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: weakest since 2007?

Half of the merchants in Liv-ex’s Bordeaux 2013 en primeur survey have voted the vintage the weakest out of 2007, 2008, 2011 and 2012 for the first growths in terms of quality.

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Seely calls for balance in primeurs debate

Pichon Baron’s Christian Seely has hit out at a “concerted effort” to undermine the 2013 en primeur campaign, arguing that such a negative outlook is not only unjustified, but risks doing customers a disservice.

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 2 Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: ‘a joyous triumph over adversity’

This year’s wines from Pauillac and Pomerol are “a joyous triumph over adversity” writes AXA MD Christian Seely, who added that detractors of the vintage will be “agreeably surprised”.

Thursday, December 12th, 2013 1 Comment »

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