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Margaux appoints new managing director

Château Margaux has appointed Philippe Bascaules as its new managing director but he will also remain director of winemaking at Inglenook in California.

Thursday, October 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Château Margaux heiress to open London wine bar

Heiress to Bordeaux first growth Château Margaux Alexandra Petit-Mentzelopoulos is to open a wine bar in London’s Marylebone.

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Margaux 2015: ‘wine of the vintage’ released

The ‘wine of the 2015 vintage’, Château Margaux, has released at just over £4,000 a case and merchants expect “significant demand”.

Monday, June 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Château Margaux’s Paul Pontallier dies

Paul Pontallier, technical and managing director of Château Margaux, has died.

Monday, March 28th, 2016 5 Comments »

Uncorked: Thibault Pontallier

Thibault Pontallier – the co-founder of Pont des Arts and son of Paul Pontallier, general manager of Château Margaux – on his greatest vices and having The Doors round for dinner.

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 No Comments »

The most powerful fine wines 2015: part 1

We count down the top 10 most powerful wines of 2015, starting with those brands placed at positions 10 to 6.

Thursday, December 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Poor en primeur campaigns favour the fittest

Poor recent en primeur campaigns, particularly the failed release of 2013 Bordeaux, is a necessary shake-out that favours the strongest properties, according to one château director.

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Pontallier proposes Château Margaux Blanc

Château Margaux is considering introducing a white wine equivalent called Château Margaux Blanc, having reached a new quality benchmark for its white in 2014.

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 2 Comments »

Burgundy overtakes Bordeaux at auction

Sales of Burgundy have overtaken those of Bordeaux for the first time in American auction house Acker Merrall & Condit’s history.

Monday, December 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Uncorked: Eduardo Chadwick

President and owner of Chile’s Viña Errázuriz, Eduardo Chadwick is our first ‘Uncorked’ to score 100 (personal) Parker points.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 No Comments »

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