Wines from the cellar of the official Paris residence of French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault are to go under the hammer today in a bid to tackle national debt.
Krug 1996 and Armand Rousseau’s 2009 Chambertin Clos de Bèze topped the Liv-ex charts in November as the Fine Wine 100 dropped over 2%.
A new wine consumption trend is taking place in China with New World countries becoming increasing popular in the country.
Champagne houses Pol Roger and Charles Heidsieck highlighted a series of important vinification changes as they held an historic tasting in tandem with the Institute of Masters of Wine.
A sneak preview of the renovations at St Emilion’s Château Angélus.
Such is the depth of discounting on Champagne in the run up to Christmas, Nicolas Feuillatte’s Julie Campos believes certain producers must be selling below cost.
With the harvest complete in the Rhône Valley, Inter-Rhône has declared that 2013 was, “quite simply, a really good year”, with yields and alcohol levels down.
The first international institution fully dedicated to education and research in wine and spirits management has just been launched in Burgundy.
Les Grands Chais de France’s Bordeaux “negociant” arm – Crus et Domaines de France – has found its investments in property and consultancy has helped it through a “difficult 2013 harvest”.
Kweichow Moutai, China’s biggest high-end baijiu producer by market value, has announced it will invest €8.79 million (£7.3 million) in Paris to help further its business in Europe.
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