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Sunday 21 December 2014

France

Top 10 wine attractions: Bordeaux

Bordeaux is one of the world’s most famous wine regions, home to some of the oldest traditions and châteaux.

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 1 Comment »

Buyers target Cheval Blanc in Year of the Horse

February has seen Cheval Blanc take its highest share of monthly trade on Liv-ex since December 2012 – in the appropriately named Year of the Horse.

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 1 Comment »

Tensions ease over China-EU wine probe

A stand off over the alleged dumping of European wine in China at unfairly low prices appears to be moving towards a resolution.

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine recognised as part of French cultural heritage

A government commission in France recently ranked wine as an essential part of France’s cultural heritage and the amendment is now awaiting approval from the senate.

Monday, February 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Trial of Burgundian producer begins

The trial of a Burgundian producer who has refused to spray his vines against flavescence dorée because he practices biodynamics begins today.

Monday, February 24th, 2014 6 Comments »

Margaux property sold to Chinese energy firm

One of the Thienpont brothers has sold his two Médoc properties, including one in Margaux, to a Chinese state-owned energy firm.

Friday, February 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wine consuming countries

You would expect Italy and France to make a top 10 of wine consuming countries per capita, but data from the California Wine Institute also threw up a few surprises.

Thursday, February 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Billionaire’s body formally identified

The body of Chinese billionaire, Lam Kok, has been formally identified, nearly two months to the day after his death.

Thursday, February 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Ayala revives ‘golden age’

Champagne Ayala has unveiled a new look as part of a mission to raise awareness of its rich history, in particular within the UK market.

Thursday, February 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Taittinger gets new look for World Cup

Taittinger is launching a new limited edition bottle featuring hologramatic footballs to cement its position as the official Champagne of the FIFA World Cup.

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 No Comments »

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