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Thursday 27 October 2016 loc: GB


HITT 2016 competition wines revealed

Following the drinks business HK’s second successful Hong Kong International Top Tasters event, we finally unmask the identity of the blind tasting competition wines…

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016 No Comments »

iDealwine update: a quest for the ideal

Most critics agree there has been a jump in quality at Pauillac estate Pontet-Canet in the past decade. iDealwine assesses the implications of this for the market.

Friday, October 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Lynch-Bages to renovate cellars

Château Lynch-Bages has announced it will renovate its cellars in 2017 and has named a Chinese-American architect to lead the project.

Thursday, October 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2015: notes from the Left Bank

The second day of the Union des Grands Crus tasting focused on the Left Bank, where the claims that 2015 is a great vintage were put to the test.

Thursday, April 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Latour to release ‘totality’ of 2000 stocks

The next releases from Latour will be the remaining stocks of the estate’s 2000 grand vin and the 2009 vintage of Les Forts de Latour, the château has revealed.

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016 No Comments »

South Korean artist designs Mouton 2013 label

South Korean painter Lee Ufan has been unveiled as the artist behind the Château Mouton Rothschild 2013 label; a vintage many in the region would like to forget.

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux in pictures

A recent visit to Bordeaux during harvest time took in a fairytale château, swish cellars, wild flowers, furry friends and grapes ripe for the picking.

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 2 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 »

Bordeaux needs to ‘win back Asian confidence’

Members of the Hong Kong wine trade have shared their views on Bordeaux 2014, including the feeling that the campaign needs to work harder to inspire confidence from the region.

Thursday, May 7th, 2015 1 Comment »

Mouton 2014: “a true opening price”

Bordeaux first growth Château Mouton-Rothschild has released its 2014 this morning at a lower price than any physical vintage on the market.

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 No Comments »

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