Bordeaux Index has appointed Lindsay Hamilton, co-founder of rival fine wine merchant Farr Vinters, to the BI board of directors.
Victoria Moore wrote of her recommendation, “Champagnes this good don’t come along often”, while Matthew Jukes picked out a, “jaw-droppingly moreish wine”.
UK merchant Bibendum has sold its private client business to its non-executive director’s fine wine trading platform, Cru London, as it re-focuses on its trade service.
Consultant winemaker Paul Hobbs plans to make Mosel-style Riesling in the US having partnered with a German producer.
Scientists have unearthed a 3,700-year-old wine cellar thought to be the oldest in the world amid the ruins of a Canaanite palace in Israel.
Pol Roger is due to join a growing number of Champagne houses by adding disgorgement information for its wines.
Champagne houses Pol Roger and Charles Heidsieck highlighted a series of important vinification changes as they held an historic tasting in tandem with the Institute of Masters of Wine.
Peter Richards MW has chosen just ten “five star” wines – and shared them exclusively with db – in his inaugural Chile Wine Brief.
Jacob’s Creek has created a new wine to pair with Thai cooking called Lamoon, meaning “soft”.
Australian company Lindeman’s is to focus on wines from the Hunter Valley as part of a drive to push the more premium, regional wines in its portfolio.
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