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Tuesday 3 March 2015

France

Top grapes strengthen their grip

Global wine production is showing signs of increasing homogeneity as international varieties expand their share of the world’s vineyards.

Monday, December 8th, 2014 2 Comments »

Wine from 1930s unearthed in Nazi bunker

A pair of Polish treasure hunters have discovered wine dating back to the 1930s hidden a Nazi bunker.

Friday, December 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Drouhin reveals key to success in 2013

Despite its challenges, the 2013 Burgundy vintage offers wines with “beautiful definition” that are “very precise on terroir”, according to Veronique Drouhin of Joseph Drouhin.

Friday, December 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Sauternes threatened by high-speed train

Plans for a high-speed train risks “vandalising” top Bordeaux vineyards and causing irreparable damage to the “peculiar microclimate” of Sauternes, according to French winemakers.

Thursday, December 4th, 2014 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Anthony Barton

The don of Bordeaux on his fear of speeches, love of expensive cars and the sadness of missing out on a rowing Blue at Cambridge.

Monday, December 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Japanese bathe in 2014 Beaujolais wine

Wine lovers in Japan celebrated the release of 2014’s Beaujolais Nouveau by bathing in the wine at a hot spring resort west of Tokyo.

Friday, November 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Burgundy ponders foreign investments

With more foreign investors gaining a toe-hold in Burgundy and tough vintages hitting producers, the region’s vignerons are mulling what the future holds.

Thursday, November 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Hospices de Beaune auction hits record €8m

The 154th Hospices de Beaune charity wine auction realised sales of €8.9 million ($11.1m) over the weekend – the highest total since it began in 1859.

Monday, November 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux gold bottle trend gathers pace

Médoc estate Rollan de By has followed the lead of Mouton Rothschild and Angélus by launching a collection of wines housed in gold-embossed bottles.

Thursday, November 13th, 2014 3 Comments »

French Wines with Style team up with Toni & Guy

French Wines with Style has teamed up with hairstyling chain Toni & Guy, taking inspiration from the world of fashion to help consumers discover their perfect wine style.

Thursday, November 13th, 2014 No Comments »

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