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Friday 31 October 2014

France

“Can you hear me Major Tom?”

No fixed destination, just a continuing quest to see what wines might be out there.

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: May-Eliane de Lencquesaing

The grande dame of Bordeaux on living through World War Two, making the 1982 vintage at Château Pichon-Lalande and her admiration of the Queen.

Friday, January 17th, 2014 1 Comment »

Champagne shipments fall by 5m bottles

Figures just released by the CIVC show that global Champagne shipments have fallen for the second consecutive year.

Thursday, January 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Burgundy ‘will drive stability and demand’

Despite difficult growing conditions, Burgundy 2012 remains a better buy than Bordeaux, says Corney & Barrow’s MD.

Thursday, January 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux still top regional wine at auction

Bordeaux was still the top wine by volume for Sotheby’s in 2013 despite the Burgundy surge headed by Domaine de la Romanée-Conti.

Thursday, January 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Sotheby’s top 10 wines by value 2013

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti was the most valuable fine wine sold by Sotheby’s in 2013.

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Merchant looks beyond Côte d’Or to boost offering

Haynes, Hanson & Clark is looking to boost its Burgundy offering with wines from the Mâconnais and Châlonnaise as Côte d’Or prices rise and volumes shrink.

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 No Comments »

A case for unified marketing for France

Despite the efforts of French politicians, there may be light at the end of the tunnel for marketing French wines.

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Body found in Dordogne may be from crash

A body found in the Dordogne last weekend may be one of the victims from the recent helicopter crash and is possibly one of the Chinese occupants.

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Letter claims Bordeaux crash not an accident

A menacing letter claiming that the recent helicopter crash in Bordeaux was not an accident has been sent to a local newspaper as well as estate agents in the area.

Friday, January 10th, 2014 No Comments »

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