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Friday 27 February 2015

France

Haut Bailly leads the Left Bank pack

Left Bank Bordeaux estates are, currently, the main beneficiaries of the region’s growing revival as the previously high flying Right Bank slows.

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Vin de France celebrates star additions

This year’s Vin de France tasting showed the growing uptake of this category by major producers, as well as an ongoing diversification of top quality styles.

Monday, February 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Belvédère ‘back in the race’

Belvédère Group, owner of Sobieski vodka and Marie Brizard liqueurs, saw net sales fall 4.1% in 2014, as it implemented a major strategic review.

Monday, February 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Pernod Ricard: The thirst to be first

As Alexandre Ricard prepares to take the throne at Pernod Ricard this month, returning the family name to the top job, he and his predecessor Pierre Pringuet speak to Ron Emler about the ever-growing ambitions of the company

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Moët and Veuve carriages to be auctioned

A pair of 19th century coaches commissioned by Moët & Chandon and Veuve Clicquot are to go head-to-head at a Bonhams auction next month.

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Africa – a land of opportunity for Pernod

Africa is set to become the next big growth region for Pernod Ricard, according to its soon-to-be-chairman Alexandre Ricard in an exclusive db interview.

Monday, February 9th, 2015 No Comments »

DRC unveils tiny 2012 vintage

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti has released its 2012 vintage against a backdrop of very challenging weather conditions and startlingly low yields.

Thursday, February 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Grenache: a brighter future?

As Grenache plantings see global decline, one Master of Wine argues that the variety’s versatility, love of heat, disease resistance and “friendly” style make it worthy of greater attention.

Thursday, February 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Chinese now own 100 Bordeaux estates

One hundred Bordeaux châteaux are now owned by Chinese investors as interest in the region from China shows no sign of abating.

Monday, February 2nd, 2015 1 Comment »

Rhône unveils UK plans for 2015

Côtes du Rhône Wines has launched its 2015 UK marketing programme to build on the region’s “Think Red, Think Côtes du Rhône” campaign.

Friday, January 30th, 2015 No Comments »

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