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Sunday 26 October 2014

France

A guide to celebrating Grenache Day

Today is International Grenache Day, which is designed to raise the recognition for what is widely believed to be an underrated grape variety.

Friday, September 20th, 2013 No Comments »

A good year for the ducks

2013 in France has been a stormy affair in one way and another, and it’s not over yet.

Thursday, September 19th, 2013 No Comments »

People will have to ‘learn to love’ Bordeaux 2012

Concerns over the size and quality of Bordeaux’s 2013 vintage may force customers to review their lack of enthusiasm for the region’s 2012 wines.

Friday, September 13th, 2013 No Comments »

A grape’s progress

This week, the first batch of grapes arrived from Château Corneilla in Roussillon to London Cru in Earls Court. db tracks the journey from vine to vat.

Friday, September 13th, 2013 No Comments »

Montes: Chile can compete with best wines from France

Pioneering Chilean producer Aurelio Montes believes the country can now compete on the world stage with the best fine wines from France.

Thursday, September 12th, 2013 2 Comments »

Latour releases 07 Forts

Latour has released its 2007 Forts de Latour without the significant premium that marked its previous (and first) ex-cellar release.

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Matthew Jukes recommends “one of the world’s finest value whites” and Terry Kirby picks out “a serious wine at a seriously good price.”

Monday, September 9th, 2013 1 Comment »

Right Bank still top performer

The Right Bank 100 has posted its 13th consecutive monthly gain on Liv-ex even as the rest of the Bordeaux 500 continues to dip.

Monday, September 9th, 2013 No Comments »

The week in pictures

Bemused foxes, stunning views, Champagne tastings and midnight in Paris have played a part in a busy but enjoyable week in the drinks industry.

Friday, September 6th, 2013 No Comments »

Grand Hotel de Bordeaux offers harvest tours

Grand Hotel de Bordeaux is to offer packages to its guests that will let them see behind the scenes of châteaux at harvest time.

Friday, September 6th, 2013 No Comments »

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