Aside from the vagaries of the vintage, currency may play a decisive role in the upcoming en primeur campaign as Liv-ex report.
Tasting the 2005s ten years on, Michael Schuster was struck by their ‘sheer drinkability’ and ‘wonderful appealing freshness’
Left Bank Bordeaux estates are, currently, the main beneficiaries of the region’s growing revival as the previously high flying Right Bank slows.
The faithful hound of Justerini & Brooks’ chairman Hew Blair lives on in a Kiwi Pinot Noir.
US auctioneer Acker Merrall & Condit saw the final sale of importer Martine Saunier’s Burgundy collection go out with a “big bang” in New York.
Sotheby’s worldwide head of wine, Serena Sutcliffe, speaks to the drinks business about swimming the Aegean sea and snorkelling for Pétrus.
Coravin has brought in former Nespresso executive Frédéric Levy as CEO to help the wine access tool expand its footprint further across Europe and Asia.
Chianti Classico producer Querciabella has launched its first Riserva wine since the 1999 vintage.
Kenneth Gundlach, director of the recently liquidated Bordeaux Fine Wines Limited, has been disqualified from running a limited company until 2030.
The mood in Bordeaux is indignant, and the châteaux are laughing at the idea that this year’s en primeur campaign will see prices close to 2008, writes Jean-Marc Quarin.
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