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Researchers discover what makes old wine smell

Ever wondered what makes your old wine have such a distinct scent? A team of researchers have figured out why and it’s all very scientific.

Thursday, September 8th, 2016 No Comments »

US billionaire swoops on Bordeaux estates

A US billionaire has bought three châteaux on the Right Bank of Bordeaux in one fell swoop.

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 No Comments »

French wine to get more expensive from 2017

After news broke of France’s grape production falling by 10% this year, the cost of wine is expected to rise to reflect it’s output.

Friday, September 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

Costco’s own-brand vodka hailed as good as Grey Goose

An online poll has suggested that vodka drinkers like Costco’s own-brand vodka as much as they like premium brand Grey Goose.

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 1 Comment »

New president for Crus Bourgeois du Médoc

Olivier Cuvelier has been named as the new president of the Alliance des Crus Bourgeois du Médoc, following the death of its former president Frédéric de Luze.

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 No Comments »

Crus Bourgeois president dies aged 54

Frédéric de Luze, president of the Médoc Crus Bourgeois, has died at the age of 54 following a long illness, the organisation has confirmed.

Friday, August 26th, 2016 No Comments »

French wine production falls 10%

Inclement weather, violent hailstorms and spring frosts means that French wine production is likely to be 10% down on 2015, according to the French Ministry for Agriculture.

Friday, August 26th, 2016 No Comments »

Kirin Japanese whisky makes first shipment to France

Japanese whisky maker Kirin announced this week that they will begin selling their products in France for the first time.

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 No Comments »

Cannes readies for 2016 TFWA conference

Beachside yoga classes, a regatta and an ever-popular golf tournament are just some of the events set to take place at this year’s TFWA World Exhibition and Conference in Cannes.

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Top five Bordeaux wine and foods trails

Bordeaux is often the first region that comes to mind when asked about wine, and with good reason. Not only do they offer up world class wines, they also host some outstanding food trails.

Friday, August 12th, 2016 No Comments »

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