Despite its challenges, the 2013 Burgundy vintage offers wines with “beautiful definition” that are “very precise on terroir”, according to Veronique Drouhin of Joseph Drouhin.
Plans for a high-speed train risks “vandalising” top Bordeaux vineyards and causing irreparable damage to the “peculiar microclimate” of Sauternes, according to French winemakers.
The don of Bordeaux on his fear of speeches, love of expensive cars and the sadness of missing out on a rowing Blue at Cambridge.
Wine lovers in Japan celebrated the release of 2014’s Beaujolais Nouveau by bathing in the wine at a hot spring resort west of Tokyo.
With more foreign investors gaining a toe-hold in Burgundy and tough vintages hitting producers, the region’s vignerons are mulling what the future holds.
The 154th Hospices de Beaune charity wine auction realised sales of €8.9 million ($11.1m) over the weekend – the highest total since it began in 1859.
Médoc estate Rollan de By has followed the lead of Mouton Rothschild and Angélus by launching a collection of wines housed in gold-embossed bottles.
French Wines with Style has teamed up with hairstyling chain Toni & Guy, taking inspiration from the world of fashion to help consumers discover their perfect wine style.
The last Château Mouton Rothschild wine label commissioned by the late Baroness Philippine de Rothschild has been revealed.
Burgundy’s wine bureau has hailed the 2014 vintage as “very promising indeed”, although it warned “good yields” would not be enough to replenish stocks.
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