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Sunday 20 April 2014

St Emilion

MW event to feature Le Pin’s new sister wine

Wine from Jacques Thienpont’s new St Emilion profect will be on pour at this May’s MW Symposium alongside an impressive selection of labels from MW winemakers.

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Lalique owner buys Lafaurie-Peyraguey

The Swiss millionaire owner of crystal company Lalique has bought Sauternes estate Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey.

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Mon dieu! Are those bubbles I see before me?

A sparkling surprise is in store for visitors to the ancient underground caves of St Emilion.

Monday, December 9th, 2013 No Comments »

Storms wreak havoc in Bordeaux, Champagne and Cognac

Gale force winds, heavy rain and hail stones the size of prunes have wreaked havoc across vineyards in Bordeaux, Champagne and Cognac.

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 No Comments »

Angelus demand defies price hike

Hubert de Boüard of Château Angelus has reported a strong uptake for its 2012 en primeur offer, despite a 30% price increase in a sluggish campaign.

Monday, July 15th, 2013 No Comments »

Rolland ‘sad’ to sell Le Bon Pasteur

Bordeaux’s most prominent consultant, Michel Rolland, has admitted that he was sad to have to sell his Pomerol-based family château, Le Bon Pasteur, to a Chinese businessman.

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013 No Comments »

Angélus and Pavie ‘wrong’ to raise prices

Saint-Emilion estates Château Angélus and Pavie were “wrong” to put their prices up this year, according to one of their neighbouring estates.

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013 No Comments »

Domaine Clarence Dillon snaps up St Emilion estate

Domaine Clarence Dillon, owner of Bordeaux first growth Château Haut-Brion, has bought the 9.5-hectare Chateau L’Arrosée in Saint Emilion.

Thursday, June 6th, 2013 No Comments »

Le Bon Pasteur sold to Asian investor

Château Le Bon Pasteur in Pomerol, owned by the Rolland family, has been sold to a Chinese businessman, marking the first grand cru property in Bordeaux to be sold to an Asian investor.

Friday, May 31st, 2013 No Comments »

Pomerol estate sold to Asian pair for £6.8m

Château La Commanderie in Pomerol has been sold to a young Singaporean couple for £6.8m.

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 No Comments »

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