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Saturday 19 April 2014

France

The bells, the bells!

A sneak preview of the renovations at St Emilion’s Château Angélus.

Thursday, November 28th, 2013 No Comments »

Champagne deals push prices below cost

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.

Thursday, November 28th, 2013 3 Comments »

Rhône reaps benefits of Med climate

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.

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 No Comments »

School of Wine & Spirits Business launched

The first international institution fully dedicated to education and research in wine and spirits management has just been launched in Burgundy.

Monday, November 25th, 2013 No Comments »

Investments help LGCF through difficult harvest

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”.

Friday, November 22nd, 2013 No Comments »

Moutai to buy £7.3m of Paris real estate

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.

Thursday, November 21st, 2013 No Comments »

Bordeaux in pictures

Stunning sculpture, creative food pairings, hot tubs and a cat taking liberties: the drinks business brings you highlights from a trip to Bordeaux last week.

Thursday, November 21st, 2013 No Comments »

Rhône ads to appear on 100 London buses

Côtes du Rhône are investing in the UK with a Christmas ad campaign which will appear on over 100 London buses.

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013 No Comments »

Les Grands Chais de France expands Bordeaux team

French wine and spirits producer Les Grands Chais de France (GCF) has announced the appointment of Emma Holland as its new UK and Ireland export manager

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013 1 Comment »

Chinese buyer pushes Burgundy auction to a new record

This year’s Hospices de Beaune auction has achieved the highest sales total since 2000, raising a record €6.3 million (£5.3 million), despite the smallest volume of wine on sale for three decades.

Monday, November 18th, 2013 No Comments »

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