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Thursday 11 February 2016

France

The Proust Q&A: Erwan Faiveley

The young Burgundy scion on lazy Sunday mornings in Manhattan, his treasured memories, and drinking Chambertin with the Queen.

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Syrah Masters 2015: the results

With entries from France to Australia and Israel to Switzerland, a move away from high-alcohol blockbusters towards wines of greater restraint was the keynote of this year’s Global Syrah Masters.

Friday, December 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Organic wine producers ‘need better communication’

Organic wine producers need to communicate to the trade and consumers better, as the public is still confused about what organic wine stands for, a producer has claimed.

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 1 Comment »

iDealwine hosts charity sale in aid of Paris victims

Online auctioneer iDealwine is selling 14 double-magnums from Graves estates with all profits going to victims of the Paris attacks.

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Champagne Doyard moves to Matthew Clark

Matthew Clark has taken on exclusive distribution for Champagne Doyard from Flint Wines.

Friday, November 27th, 2015 No Comments »

CA sells off Sauternes property

Crédit Agricole has divested itself of first growth Sauternes estate Château Rayne Vigneau to a specialist wine group.

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Faiveley snaps up prized Musigny parcel

Erwan Faiveley of Domaine Faiveley has purchased a 0.10-hectare parcel within the grand cru vineyard of Musigny – one of Burgundy’s most prized sites.

Monday, November 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Hopes high for ‘magnificent’ Bordeaux vintage

Producers in Bordeaux are gearing up for what they hope will be a “magnificent” 2015 vintage, with one winemaker describing it as a “euphoric bounce back from the difficulties of 2013”.

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 No Comments »

France snubs Iran’s request for alcohol-free dinner

A dinner between the presidents of France and Iran has been scrapped after French officials apparently refused requests to refrain from serving wine.

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 No Comments »

First Michelin star for Wan Chai joint

French restaurant Serge et le phoque in the Wan Chai district of Hong Kong has been awarded a Michelin star. more…

Saturday, November 7th, 2015 No Comments »

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