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Friday 24 October 2014

First Growth

Tesco slashes fine wine prices

Tesco is slashing the prices of first growth Bordeaux and other fine wines in a major sale starting tonight.

Friday, May 9th, 2014 1 Comment »

Bordeaux 2013: Margaux joins releases

Château Margaux has recommenced this week’s primeurs by matching fellow first, Mouton’s, price drop of 10%.

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

World’s most expensive wine goes on sale

Fine wine shop Le Clos in Dubai International Airport has put a Balthazar of Château Margaux on sale for £122,000, making it the most expensive bottle of wine ever to be retailed.

Friday, October 11th, 2013 No Comments »

Mouton unveils new vat room

Bordeaux first growth Château Mouton Rothschild officially opened its new vat room during a gala dinner for 600 at the Pauillac estate this week.

Thursday, June 20th, 2013 No Comments »

Margaux trialing “voodoo” biodynamics

Bordeaux first growth Château Margaux is experimenting with the “voodoo” of biodynamics, according its managing director Paul Pontallier.

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013 4 Comments »

Margaux to release third wine

Bordeaux first growth Châteaux Margaux is to release a third wine onto the market this year.

Monday, April 8th, 2013 No Comments »

Most Merlot on record for Haut-Brion 2012

Graves-based first growth Château Haut-Brion has used the largest percentage of Merlot in its history with the 2012 vintage.

Monday, April 8th, 2013 No Comments »

Jeff Koons designs Mouton 2010 label

American neo-pop artist Jeff Koons has designed the 2010 label of Pauillac first growth Château Mouton Rothschild.

Monday, December 17th, 2012 No Comments »

Haut-Brion buys neighbouring property

Domaine Clarence Dillon, owner of first growth Château Haut-Brion, has bought neighbouring Graves property Domaine Allary Haut-Brion.

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 1 Comment »

Focus on SWAG says Fine Wine Fund

As inflation increases in Western Europe, the Fine Wine Fund has reminded investors – with reference to a new book – that fine wine, like gold, is a store of value.

Monday, July 9th, 2012 No Comments »

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