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Tuesday 21 April 2015

France

Malescasse bites the bullet on 2013 vintage

Château Malescasse, a cru bourgeois in Haut Médoc, will not make a 2013 vintage at all, selling off its wine as AOC Haut Médoc at a cut price rate.

Friday, February 7th, 2014 1 Comment »

Krug producers go head-to-head

Champagne Krug is negotiating with an Austrian producer also called Krug in a trademark tussle but both sides have different stories.

Friday, February 7th, 2014 No Comments »

New Brangelina rosé to go on sale

The 2013 vintage of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s Provence rosé is to go on sale tomorrow, with only those on the waiting list able to get hold of a bottle.

Thursday, February 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux is on the rise

Good news for hardworking vignerons, not such good news for river-front home owners.

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Body of James Grégoire recovered

The body of Château de la Rivière’s former owner, James Grégoire, has been found in the Dordogne over a month after the deadly crash in Bordeaux.

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 hotels for wine lovers

The wine enthusiast is spoilt for choice when searching for a holiday that combines luxury accommodation with world-class wine tasting.

Monday, February 3rd, 2014 4 Comments »

French lessons in Napa

Recent cooler vintages in Napa have encouraged producers to look for restraint in their wines. But how much is the style change welcomed by French winemakers in the region?

Monday, February 3rd, 2014 2 Comments »

Krug releases “challenging” 2003 vintage

Champagne house Krug has released its 2003 vintage onto the market, described by Olivier Krug as “a big challenge”.

Monday, February 3rd, 2014 1 Comment »

LVMH posts 9% rise in wine and spirit profits

LVMH has toasted a successful 2013 recording a total revenue of €29.1 billion – an increase on the previous year of 4%.

Friday, January 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Michael Edwards made a confrère of Vertus

Wine writer Michael Edwards has been inducted as a confrère of Saint Vincent de Vertus – the first non-Champenois to be so honoured.

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 No Comments »

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