Champagne G.H. Mumm released its 2006 vintage in London last night, with chef de cave Didier Mariotti admitting that the wine needed a little “coaxing out.”
Bordeaux first growth Château Mouton Rothschild officially opened its new vat room during a gala dinner for 600 at the Pauillac estate this week.
Champagne Bollinger has opted to only release the 2000 vintage of its prestige cuvée R.D. in Jeroboam.
Bordeaux’s rosé production may not be increasing but it is improving, Maison Sichel’s export director, Charles Sichel thinks.
The Chinese government’s threat of an anti-dumping tax on European wines has led Chinese importers to take extreme measures, with some rushing to stockpile French wine and others putting shipments on hold.
Three people have been arrested and charged with attacking six Chinese students in Bordeaux, French prosecutors have said.
The first stone at what will be Bordeaux’s new wine museum was laid today at the Quai de Bacalan.
Winemakers in Vouvray face a second year of weather-damaged crops after severe hail storms ripped through the region this morning destroying many vineyards.
Bordeaux’s leading consultant, Michel Rolland, has admitted that the process of en primeur tastings and the resulting scores is a risky “game” for consumers.
Robert Beynat, managing director of Vinexpo, is to begin the process of stepping down this autumn – leaving the role to be filled by Laurent-Perrier’s Guillaume Deglise.
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