Burgundian negociant Badet Clément has completed its third vineyard acquisition of 2015 in the Languedoc with the purchase of Domaine du Trésor.
The year ‘1855’ has been officially recognised as a “traditional term” by the EU, meaning companies are no longer allowed to use it as or in their name.
Louis-Fabrice Latour has taken over from Claude Chevalier as president of the Bourgogne Wine Board (BIVB).
Haut-Brion’s parent company, Domaine Clarence Dillon, has opened a restaurant and fine wine shop in a mansion in central Paris as part of its 80th anniversary celebrations.
British wine retailer Majestic has listed a new sparkling red from Loire producer Bouvet Ladubay.
The recent obsession for including the disgorgement date on Champagne bottles is “reducing winemaking to insignificant numbers” according to one producer.
Global education provider, the French Wine Society has rebranded as the Wine Scholar Guild following the expansion of its education programme to include wines from Italy and Spain.
The owner of boutique Graves winery, Liber Pater, has been fined and sentenced to a prison term for fraud after falsely claiming EU subsidies.
Pierre Cheval, the Champagne winemaker who was the driving force behind the region’s UNESCO bid, has died.
Champagne house Krug launched its 2002 vintage in London last night, with cellar master Eric Lebel dubbing it “a purebred stallion” that needed to be reined in due to its “assertive” and “muscular” nature.
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