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Saturday 20 September 2014

France

French are clueless about wine

Seven out of 10 French people don’t know their Chablis from their Champagne, according to a recent survey.

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 6 Comments »

Brangelina wed at their Provence winery

Hollywood megastars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have finally tied the knot after years of speculation at their wine estate, Château Miraval, in Provence.

Friday, August 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Frey family buys Burgundy estate

Chateau La Lagune and Domaine Paul Jaboulet Ainé owners the Frey family has snapped up Château de Corton André in Burgundy for an undisclosed sum.

Thursday, August 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Burgundian eyes London Stock Exchange

A producer in Burgundy is looking to become what is believed to be the first French vineyard to be listed on the London Stock Exchange.

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Baroness Philippine de Rothschild dies

One of the wine world’s leading figureheads, Baroness Philippine de Rothschild has died aged 80.

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 dry rosés over £10

France, in particular Provence, led the way for rosés over £10 in our 2014 Global Rosé Masters, but there were some worthy mentions from elsewhere in Europe and the US.

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Cognac lines up rare gems for charity

Cognac’s annual “La Part Des Anges” charity auction, which features rare, highly collectible expressions, will open to online bidders for the first time this year.

Monday, August 18th, 2014 No Comments »

French vineyards to face heavy storms

A huge front of rain and hail is expected to make its way into southern France today, threatening a repeat of the recent devastation to vineyards.

Friday, August 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Hobbs unveils Cahors Malbec venture

Wine consultant and Argentine Malbec pioneer Paul Hobbs has launched the result of a new project with this variety in its native Cahors.

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Burgundy negociant snaps up rival

Burgundy négociant Bejot Vins & Terroir has bought its ailing rival Maison Corton Andre for “tens of millions of euros”.

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 No Comments »

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