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Monday 22 September 2014

Denis Dubourdieu

Indian summer to save the day in Bordeaux?

An Indian summer and burst of September sunshine in Bordeaux may have rescued the fortunes of the 2014 vintage.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Tuscany in pictures

A visual tour of Castello d’Albola in Chianti, taken during a whistle stop trip to Tuscany to attend a tasting hosted by Denis Dubourdieu.

Monday, March 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Dubourdieu: ‘Old vines are not better’

French wine consultant Denis Dubourdieu has blasted the theory that old vines lead to better wines.

Thursday, March 20th, 2014 2 Comments »

Bordeaux 2013 ‘like sailing through a storm’

Bordeaux-based wine consultant Denis Dubourdieu has described the 2013 vintage in Bordeaux as one of the hardest in his career and “like sailing through a storm.”

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 2 Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Denis Dubourdieu

The Bordeaux-based white wine consultant on early-morning horse rides, discovering the aroma of Sauvignon Blanc and drinking Doisy-Daëne with Dumas.

Friday, February 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 influential wine consultants

Winemaking consultants don’t just shape many of the world’s most prestigious wines, but often entire regions too.

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 7 Comments »

Murrieta defends traditional white Rioja

Vicente Dalmau, president of Marqués de Murrieta has defended the Viura grape variety and Rioja’s traditional old white wines after they were criticised by French consultant Denis Dubourdieu.

Monday, October 14th, 2013 No Comments »

André Lurton hires Michel Rolland

Vignobles André Lurton has announced it has secured renowned winemaking consultant, Michel Rolland to work on improving the domaine’s wines.

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013 No Comments »

Fermentation key to premox battle

International consultant Professor Denis Dubourdieu detailed the fight against oxidation as he joined Julian Chivite to show nearly two decades of the Navarra producer’s Chardonnay.

Thursday, September 26th, 2013 No Comments »

4G aims to be South Africa’s ‘Grange’

A new South African wine project has set its sights on becoming the country’s “Grange” or “first growth”.

Thursday, June 27th, 2013 1 Comment »

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