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Wednesday 25 November 2015


Sauternes producers need to adapt to survive

Sweet wine makers in Sauternes and Barsac need to expand their offerings to include dry and off-dry wines in order to survive according to one local producer.

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Wine ‘doesn’t need oak to age’

Bordeaux reds do not need to spend time in oak in order to have a long life ahead of them according to one producer in the region.

Monday, September 21st, 2015 1 Comment »

Badet Clément buys Languedoc domaine

Burgundian négociant Badet Clément has strengthened its foothold in the Languedoc with the purchase of Domaine de la Métairie d’Alon.

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Estates who didn’t listen to market made ‘big mistake’

Bordeaux estates that didn’t take the market into consideration when deciding their en primeur release price made a “big mistake” this year according to one first growth.

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Excitement builds in Champagne

Excitement over the 2015 vintage is building in Champagne as the harvest comes to an end, with one producer confident of an “outstanding” vintage.

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Grapes stolen from Guigal

Around a third of the grapes destined for Guigal’s rare Condrieu wine “Luminescence” have been stolen, it has been reported

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 No Comments »

On this day 1715…Dom Pérignon dies

The famous “inventor” of Champagne, Dom Pierre Pérignon, died on this day 300 years ago.

Monday, September 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Lanson courts travel retail

Champagne Lanson is seeking to enhance its travel retail business with the launch of a gift box with symbols from the house’s 250-year history.

Friday, September 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux wine museum rebrands

The decision has been taken to rename Bordeaux’s new wine museum with a somewhat snappier title.

Friday, September 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Chablis confident of ‘excellent’ vintage

Chablis producers are confident of an “excellent” vintage despite the recent hail, which affected some 300 hectares in total.

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

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