Chablis producers are confident of an “excellent” vintage despite the recent hail, which affected some 300 hectares in total.
Bordeaux estates have begun their white grape harvests but most of the reds will be not be harvested until later in the month.
The charismatic French estate owner on the importance of harmony, his fear of failure and love of long legs.
A hailstorm has struck in Chablis on the very eve of the harvest but there appears to be some confusion as to the extent of the damage.
How Louis XIV’s doctors tried to use wine to cure the ailing monarch before his death, 300 years ago on this day in 1715.
The 2015 harvest in Champagne is set to begin with the fruit in “perfect” health and yields of 10,000 kg per hectare reported.
For the first time in 800 years, Ratafia de Champagne is to be given official status as a product of the region.
The owner of Bordeaux’s Château Angelus, Hubert de Boüard, has lent his support to a campaign by capsule brand Pure Tin as it looks to expand across France and the US.
We count down the richest French châteaux owners in the world, according to French business paper Challenge’s Fortune 500.
A shipment of French wine, cider and honey has made landfall in Cornwall in what is now a regular “ale run” between France and the UK.
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