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Sunday 19 April 2015

Fine Wine

In focus: the second wines

In 2010 the second wines of the Bordeaux First Growths surged into the headlines seemingly only to fade away just as quickly, how have they been faring since?

Friday, April 10th, 2015 1 Comment »

Lunch with Robert Parker up for grabs

Robert Parker is offering a private lunch for 11 guests with him and 24 bottles from his cellar at a charity auction in Washington DC later this month.

Friday, April 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux ’14 expected within two weeks

The release of prices for Bordeaux 2014 should begin within the next two weeks, according to Château Haut-Brion’s Jean-Philippe Delmas.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 3 Comments »

Optical sorters not better for Haut-Bailly

Véronique Sanders, director general of Château Haut-Bailly, dismisses the proposed benefits of using optical berry sorters and expresses a need for new pruning techniques to prolong the life of vineyards in Bordeaux.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 worst estates for en primeur returns

Using Liv-ex’s data, db rounds up the worst 10 châteaux for en primeur returns over the last 10 years.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 2 Comments »

‘Huge demand already’ for Angelus 2014

There is “a huge demand already” for Château Angelus 2014, according to Hubert de Boüard, owner of the St-Emilion property.

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 estates for en primeur returns

db rounds up the 10 best Bordeaux estates for en primeur returns on average from the last 10 years.

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 No Comments »

New technical director at Margaux

Bordeaux first growth Château Margaux has named a new technical director to replace Do Chi Nam.

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Pontallier proposes Château Margaux Blanc

Château Margaux is considering introducing a white wine equivalent called Château Margaux Blanc, having reached a new quality benchmark for its white in 2014.

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 1 Comment »

Berry’s predicts primeurs flop if prices rise

Whatever the quality of 2014 Bordeaux, if the prices go up, then Berry Bros & Rudd won’t be able to sell it, warns the merchant’s fine wine buying director.

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 No Comments »

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