Christian Seely, the port-loving MD of AXA Millésimes, speaks to the drinks business about his biggest vice and why ambition is more important than talent.
Bordeaux classed growth Château Pichon Baron has launched a new second wine called Les Griffons de Pichon Baron.
Christian Seely, managing director of Château Pichon Baron owner Axa Millésime, reflects on the future of the primeurs system in Bordeaux.
A photographic journey of a weekend in the Douro Valley, taking in boat rides, almond picking, infinity pools and lashings of Port.
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.
The prices of first growth châteaux have risen 30 times more than the price of bulk Bordeaux over the past 25 years.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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