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Wednesday 1 October 2014

France

Rhône ads to appear on 100 London buses

Côtes du Rhône are investing in the UK with a Christmas ad campaign which will appear on over 100 London buses.

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013 No Comments »

Les Grands Chais de France expands Bordeaux team

French wine and spirits producer Les Grands Chais de France (GCF) has announced the appointment of Emma Holland as its new UK and Ireland export manager

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013 1 Comment »

Chinese buyer pushes Burgundy auction to a new record

This year’s Hospices de Beaune auction has achieved the highest sales total since 2000, raising a record €6.3 million (£5.3 million), despite the smallest volume of wine on sale for three decades.

Monday, November 18th, 2013 No Comments »

Sub £25 Bordeaux quintessential wine in China

A new study of Chinese consumers has shown that the most typical wine among the country’s urban middle and upper class is a Cabernet Sauvignon from Bordeaux priced below RMB250 (£25).

Friday, November 15th, 2013 No Comments »

Sweet Bordeaux takes action

Producers across the sweet wine appellations of Bordeaux are busy exploring stylistic, packaging and marketing initiatives to safeguard their commercial future.

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 No Comments »

China developing thirst for Spanish wine

Chinese consumers are branching out beyond the confines of French wine and are developing an increasing thirst for wines from Spain.

Monday, November 11th, 2013 1 Comment »

Apology to Mr Don Cornwell

the drinks business apologises to Mr Don Cornwell after making a mistake in a recent story.

Monday, November 11th, 2013 No Comments »

Absolutely Cracking Wines from France winner announced

Earlier this week we ran a competition to win a mixed case of Absolutely Cracking Wines from France and today the winner has been announced.

Friday, November 8th, 2013 No Comments »

Fake wine now accounts for 20% of market

Fake wines now account for 20% of global wine sales according to unofficial industry estimates published in regional French newspaper Sud Ouest.

Monday, November 4th, 2013 1 Comment »

Warnings of false label trading on web

The trafficking of false labels of fine wine is apparently soaring on the internet as one such fraudster in Bordeaux was recently jailed for four months.

Friday, November 1st, 2013 No Comments »

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