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Thursday 18 December 2014

En Primeur

Bordeaux 2014: send for the cavalry?

Will next year’s Bordeaux futures campaign see a large scale return to the market of US buyers and how will that affect the campaign amid calls for cuts?

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Calvert Woodley’s top 10 bestsellers

Champagne Charlie is alive and well and living in Washington, as this snapshot of one of the city’s leading wine shops reveals.

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

En primeur: the Bordelais’ perspective

Thomas Duroux of Château Palmer, Xavier Sanchez of Pichon Baron, Veronique Sanders of Haut-Bailly and merchant François Thienpont give their views on en primeur and next year’s campaign.

Friday, November 28th, 2014 7 Comments »

Sichel predicts 30% drop in primeur prices

Bordeaux en primeur prices could drop by up to 30% compared to last year if one takes into account a newly weakened euro, believes Allan Sichel.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 1 Comment »

Crisis looms if Bordeaux fails with 2014

Liv-ex director James Miles has delivered a stark warning to Château-owners in the run-up to next year’s en primeur.

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 No Comments »

What’s hot in Hong Kong

Memories of cheque-book waving Chinese mobbing Berry Bros & Rudd’s Hong Kong office have long faded, but Simon Staples, the firm’s sales director for Asia, says it isn’t all doom and gloom.

Thursday, September 4th, 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: the end is nigh

With the release of Vieux Château Certan, L’Eglise Clinet and Léoville Poyferré this morning, the end of the Bordeaux 2013 campaign is in sight.

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 No Comments »

En primeur vs peanuts & parrots

A special en primeur-themed edition of the “Fine Wine vs” series in which the link between Bordeaux 2013, peanuts and parrots is explored – in depth.

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: has Ausone got it right?

Ausone released the price for its 2013 vintage yesterday afternoon at the same level as Cheval Blanc, it should be the more attractive offer – but is it?

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 1 Comment »

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