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Friday 24 February 2017 loc: GB

St Emilion

Saint-Émilion icon sold to Château Pavie owner

Iconic Saint-Émilion wine bar and bistro L’Envers du Décor has been bought by Parisian millionaire Gérard Perse, the owner of Château Pavie.

Friday, February 10th, 2017 No Comments »

Top five Bordeaux wine and foods trails

Bordeaux is often the first region that comes to mind when asked about wine, and with good reason. Not only do they offer up world class wines, they also host some outstanding food trails.

Friday, August 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Angels and demons

Two Bordeaux wines, both from St Emilion, both grand cru classé, one lauded by Robert Parker – so why does the other get all the attention?

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 1 Comment »

Top 10 extreme winery designs

There’s nothing quite like an architectural statement to generate press interest for wine producers, but some have gone much further than others when it comes to winery design…

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 1 Comment »

St-Emilion label artwork raises £40,000 for charity

An auction of the original artwork used on the label of a biodynamic St-Emilion wine has raised £40,000 for charity.

Thursday, January 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Opening day set for Bordeaux’s ‘Guggenheim of wine’

Bordeaux’s new €81m (£58m) Cité du Vin wine centre will open on June 2 2016, it has been announced.

Tuesday, November 3rd, 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 »

Wine ‘doesn’t need oak to age’

Bordeaux reds do not need to spend time in oak in order to have a long life ahead of them according to one producer in the region.

Monday, September 21st, 2015 1 Comment »

‘Huge demand already’ for Angelus 2014

There is “a huge demand already” for Château Angelus 2014, according to Hubert de Boüard, owner of the St-Emilion property.

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Q&A: Jonathan Maltus, Château Teyssier

Château Teyssier’s Jonathan Maltus, the only Englishman to score 100 Parker points, discusses the current mood in Bordeaux.

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 No Comments »

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