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Wednesday 1 March 2017 loc: GB

France

Angélus to build new chai for Carillon

St Emilion grand cru classé ‘A’ Château Angélus, has said it plans to build an entirely new chai in which to produce its second wine, Carillon de l’Angélus.

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 No Comments »

Uncorked: Anne Moreau

The gentle-mannered Anne Moreau of Domaine Louis Moreau of Chablis speaks to dbHK about inviting Frank Sinatra for dinner and her weakness for dark chocolate.

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 No Comments »

White hot: taking the temperature of Chablis

As one of the world’s most famous wines, Chablis has a reputation for quality. But familiarity with the brand means drinkers sometimes fail to delve deeper. the drinks business was determined to put that right, and ran a series of masterclasses extolling its virtues.

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017 No Comments »

French fine wines arrive in China by train

The French Prime Minister, Bernard Cazeneuve, was in China last week where he had time to greet the arrival of a direct freight train that arrived from Lyon loaded with thousands of bottles of fine wines.

Monday, February 27th, 2017 No Comments »

Anivin de France selects ambassadors

Over 100 Vin de France wines have been chosen as this year’s ‘ambassadors’ for the category by an international panel.

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 No Comments »

Biggest harvest in a decade in Bordeaux

The 2016 harvest in Bordeaux is the largest since 2006 with production up over 500 million litres.

Monday, February 20th, 2017 No Comments »

The HK$1m Croizet experience at the InterCon

The InterContinental Hotel in Hong Kong is offering a “VVIP” experience to guests for over HK$1 million which includes a bottle of its 1858 Cuvée Leonie and a private trip to the Cognac region.

Monday, February 20th, 2017 No Comments »

HK gears up for LBBC 2017

Eight universities in Hong Kong and South Korea are preparing to take part in the annual Left Bank Bordeaux Cup competition on Saturday, 25 February for a chance to win an estate tour around Bordeaux.

Monday, February 20th, 2017 No Comments »

Top Lafite rip-off brands in China

No other wine captures the attention and imagination of consumers in China quite like Bordeaux first growth Château Lafite Rothschild. We’ve rounded up some of the most common fakes reportedly seen on the market.

Monday, February 13th, 2017 No Comments »

Saint-Émilion icon sold to Château Pavie owner

Iconic Saint-Émilion wine bar and bistro L’Envers du Décor has been bought by Parisian millionaire Gérard Perse, the owner of Château Pavie.

Friday, February 10th, 2017 No Comments »

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