Rhone Valley

France under the hammer

A recent masterclass organised by online auctioneer, idealwine, and the drinks business Hong Kong mapped out the latest trends for French wine at auction and which regions are gaining greater recognition.

Harvest and exports up for Rhône Valley in 2016

The Rhône Valley has reported a small increase in the size of the 2016 harvest compared to the 2015 while export volumes fell slightly.

Southern Rhône excels in 2016

The 2016 vintage in Châteauneuf-du-Pape is potentially the best in 40 years according to the vineyard manager at Chapoutier and it is a vintage which favours the southern communes overall say producers.

Week in pictures: Hong Kong

It has been a busy week in Hong Kong's drinks industry from the dbHK's inaugural Asian Masters Cabernet Sauvignon competition and a Rhone 2015 en primeur tasting to Ned Goodwin MW's masterclass on Champagne and the French GourMay press conference and Castilla-La Mancha tasting.

Uncorked: Julien Peros

February 14th, 2017

db’s Exhibition Guide 2017

January 19th, 2017

Cairanne named new cru

February 16th, 2016

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