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Saturday 28 November 2015

St Emilion

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 »

Pavie launches 2012 with silver label

Saint Emilion estate, Pavie, has unveiled a silver label for its 2012 vintage to celebrate its elevation to grand cru classé A status in that same year.

Friday, March 6th, 2015 1 Comment »

de Boüard: 2014 a vintage ‘for consumers’

Hubert de Boüard, owner of Château Angelus in St Emilion, has hailed 2014 a “vintage for consumers” rather than collectors due to its fruit forward character.

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 1 Comment »

Hebdo cartoonists designed wine labels

Three of the cartoonists killed in last week’s terrorist attack on French satirical weekly magazine Charlie Hebdo had also put their hands to wine labels.

Thursday, January 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Copter crash victim’s family buys château

Almost a year to the day since the helicopter crash that claimed the life of James Gregoire of Château de la Rivière, his family has bought Château Ripeau in St Emilion.

Friday, December 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine from 1930s unearthed in Nazi bunker

A pair of Polish treasure hunters have discovered wine dating back to the 1930s hidden a Nazi bunker.

Friday, December 5th, 2014 No Comments »

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