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Monday 25 May 2015

France

Pernod Ricard: The thirst to be first

As Alexandre Ricard prepares to take the throne at Pernod Ricard this month, returning the family name to the top job, he and his predecessor Pierre Pringuet speak to Ron Emler about the ever-growing ambitions of the company

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Moët and Veuve carriages to be auctioned

A pair of 19th century coaches commissioned by Moët & Chandon and Veuve Clicquot are to go head-to-head at a Bonhams auction next month.

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Africa – a land of opportunity for Pernod

Africa is set to become the next big growth region for Pernod Ricard, according to its soon-to-be-chairman Alexandre Ricard in an exclusive db interview.

Monday, February 9th, 2015 No Comments »

DRC unveils tiny 2012 vintage

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti has released its 2012 vintage against a backdrop of very challenging weather conditions and startlingly low yields.

Thursday, February 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Grenache: a brighter future?

As Grenache plantings see global decline, one Master of Wine argues that the variety’s versatility, love of heat, disease resistance and “friendly” style make it worthy of greater attention.

Thursday, February 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Chinese now own 100 Bordeaux estates

One hundred Bordeaux châteaux are now owned by Chinese investors as interest in the region from China shows no sign of abating.

Monday, February 2nd, 2015 1 Comment »

Rhône unveils UK plans for 2015

Côtes du Rhône Wines has launched its 2015 UK marketing programme to build on the region’s “Think Red, Think Côtes du Rhône” campaign.

Friday, January 30th, 2015 No Comments »

No plans for change at Mouton – yet

The late Baroness Philippine de Rothschild’s children have spoken of their plans for the future of Mouton Rothschild.

Friday, January 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Pernod Ricard has thirst to be first

Alexandre Ricard has revealed his ambition for Pernod Ricard to become the world’s biggest spirits group, knocking Diageo off its perch.

Thursday, January 29th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 movers among Bordeaux 2005s

Over the last six months the famed 2005 vintage has been starting to move on Liv-ex, with a little help from Mr Robert Parker.

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 No Comments »

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