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Saturday 25 October 2014

Rhône

Gigondas to hold first PR tour to UK

Over 25 producers from the Rhône Valley’s Gigondas AOC are coming to London in November in a bid to boost awareness of the region’s wine.

Friday, October 17th, 2014 No Comments »

New Rhône tips a hat to the middle ages

Chêne Bleu of Provence has announced the release of a new red wine named Astralabe.

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 No Comments »

France 2014: the unpredictable vintage

The run up to the 2014 vintage in France has been nothing if not erratic but, as the harvest kicks off in earnest, it may turn out alright.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Frey family buys Burgundy estate

Chateau La Lagune and Domaine Paul Jaboulet Ainé owners the Frey family has snapped up Château de Corton André in Burgundy for an undisclosed sum.

Thursday, August 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Treasury, tough decisions, and bid battles

With offers for Treasury Wine Estates now coming thick and fast, Ron Emler looks at the reasons behind the recent flurry, and wonders what the players could have in store.

Monday, August 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Over 1,000 rare lots at London sale

Sotheby’s has lined up over 1,000 “who’s who” lots of top flight Bordeaux, Burgundy and Rhône for its London sale later this month.

Friday, July 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Frey revives Bordeaux-Rhône blending

Enterprising young winemaker Caroline Frey of Château La Lagune and Jaboulet is reviving the tradition of blending Bordeaux with Rhône via a new release.

Friday, May 23rd, 2014 5 Comments »

Rhône icon makes top three at fine wine sale

A case of 1978 Guigal La Mouline sold for double its high estimate at Christie’s London sale last week.

Monday, March 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Rhône retains lead on UK French sales

The Rhône has maintained its off-trade lead within the French category despite a slight dip in volume over 2013.

Saturday, March 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Fine Wines still dipping in February

The Liv-ex Fine Wine 1000 dipped for the fifth consecutive month in February with only the “Rest of the World” and old Bordeaux indices not slipping into negative figures.

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 No Comments »

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