A bargain bottle of fizz, a silky Sauternes and an “outstanding” red from Portugal’s Douro Valley are some of this week’s top picks.
Plans for a high-speed train risks “vandalising” top Bordeaux vineyards and causing irreparable damage to the “peculiar microclimate” of Sauternes, according to French winemakers.
Bordeaux classed growth Château Pichon Baron has launched a new second wine called Les Griffons de Pichon Baron.
From tawny Port to demi-sec Champagne via Sauternes and Pacherenc du Vic Bilh, the Wine Etc. team suggests the best fine wines to pair with moon cakes this mid-autumn festival.
Respected Sauternes producer, Alexandre de Lur-Saluces, has warned Bordeaux is heading for “collective suicide”, if it continues with its current pricing strategy.
After a busy day yesterday, Margaux third growth Château Kirwan and Sauternes first growth Château Climens were this morning’s key releases.
The first day of the communal tastings with the Union des Grands Crus gives a broader appreciation of the vintage on the Left Bank.
The Bordeaux-based white wine consultant on early-morning horse rides, discovering the aroma of Sauvignon Blanc and drinking Doisy-Daëne with Dumas.
In what direction does the future lie for the great sweet wines of Bordeaux? Is it in the East?
The Swiss millionaire owner of crystal company Lalique has bought Sauternes estate Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey.
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