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Friday 27 February 2015

France

Wine given heritage status in France

A bill put forward to the French senate to give the country’s wines and vineyards national heritage status has been accepted.

Monday, April 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Angélus slashes 2013 output by 40%

St Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classé A estate Château Angélus has slashed the production of its 2013 grand vin by 40% in order to “protect” the brand.

Friday, April 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Giboulot fined €500 for not spraying

Burgundian winemaker Emmanuel Giboulot has been fined €500 for refusing to spray his vines against the leaf-hopper virus.

Monday, April 7th, 2014 1 Comment »

Mouton vs Mouton battle erupts

Bordeaux first growth Château Mouton Rothschild is seeking €410,000 in damages from Domaine Mouton in Givry for “usurping” its name.

Monday, April 7th, 2014 3 Comments »

UK Bordeaux wine sales rise 14%

Sales of Bordeaux wines in the UK have grown by 14.2% in volume and 18.6% in value, according to data compiled by market research firm IRI.

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

2013 primeurs: day two in the Médoc

The first day of the communal tastings with the Union des Grands Crus gives a broader appreciation of the vintage on the Left Bank.

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 No Comments »

2013 Primeurs: St Estèphe to Margaux

Our first report from the 2013 en primeurs spans St Estèphe to Margaux, with thoughts on Montrose, Pichon Lalande and Lafite among others.

Monday, March 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: What will the others do?

With a mixture of admiration, caution and near indifference, the trade considered the impact of Pontet-Canet’s surprise release this week.

Friday, March 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Burgundy in pictures

Last week the drinks business was lucky enough to take a trip to sun-drenched Burgundy for the Grands Jours de Bourgogne

Friday, March 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: First impressions

Ben Kennedy gives his insights into the new wines of the Bordeaux 2013 vintage ahead of en primeur week.

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 1 Comment »

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