Bordeaux’s leading consultant, Michel Rolland, has admitted that the process of en primeur tastings and the resulting scores is a risky “game” for consumers.
From stolen wine to a range of false claims and a new glass which is designed to prevent anti-social behaviour, these are the most popular stories on the drinks business website.
Bordeaux still operates under a culture of omertà, according to one of the region’s most respected producers.
Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW, editor-in-chief of The Wine Advocate, has slammed recent claims that Robert Parker is involved with the sale of branded wine cases.
From celebrity wine to Star Trek and troublesome beer commercials, we reveal the most popular stories on the drinks business website over the last week.
Bordeaux négociant Bordeaux Wine Selection is to release limited edition cases of 100-point claret from the 2009 vintage signed by US wine critic Robert Parker.
With price releases from Léoville Las Cases, Vieux Château Certan and l’Eglise Clinet as the 2012 campaign begins to wind down – selling is still a struggle.
US wine critic Robert Parker has slammed the idea that wines have been made specifically to suit his palate, defending his tastes as “complicated and varied.”
Clinet, Montrose and Domaine de Chevalier topped this morning’s Bordeaux 2012 releases.
Critic Robert Parker has given just one wine from the 2012 Bordeaux vintage 100-point potential.
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