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Monday 30 November 2015


Why is no one buying Sauternes?

The Sauternes estates have made an early bid for attention in this campaign but despite repeated price cuts since 2010 it’s still not selling.

Friday, April 17th, 2015 5 Comments »

Bordeaux 2014: Gazin out of the blocks

The Bordeaux en primeur campaign is well and truly begun with Gazin, Doisy-Vedrines and Suduiraut out this morning and not a price drop in sight.

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Pichon-Baron launches new second wine

Bordeaux classed growth Château Pichon Baron has launched a new second wine called Les Griffons de Pichon Baron.

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 3 Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: ‘a joyous triumph over adversity’

This year’s wines from Pauillac and Pomerol are “a joyous triumph over adversity” writes AXA MD Christian Seely, who added that detractors of the vintage will be “agreeably surprised”.

Thursday, December 12th, 2013 1 Comment »

The Proust Q&A: Christian Seely

AXA Millésimes managing director Christian Seely on his fears, loves and hates as well as where he wants his ashes scattered.

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013 No Comments »

Climens and Guiraud push on with 2012

Château Climens and Château Guiraud are to push on with production of a 2012 vintage despite a number of high profile producers in Sauternes pulling the plug on the vintage.

Monday, April 8th, 2013 No Comments »

Sauternes salvages positives from 2012

The decision by Chateau d’Yquem not to make a sweet wine in 2012 should not drive people to write off all Sauternes in this year, according to other producers in the appellation.

Friday, April 5th, 2013 1 Comment »

Sauternes appears best value in latest releases

The 2011 en primeur campaign came to life again yesterday with a small flurry of releases.

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 No Comments »

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