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Thursday 27 October 2016 loc: GB


Chinese tycoon to create ‘mini Versailles’ in Bordeaux

The second richest man in China, Jack Ma, plans to create a “mini Versailles” in Entre-Deux-Mers having acquired Bordeaux estate Château de Sours.

Thursday, February 25th, 2016 No Comments »

2013: the straw that broke the camel’s back?

The devastating hailstorms which hit Entre Deux Mers and other Bordeaux regions this summer may prove a breaking point for the many producers who are struggling to stay in business.

Monday, November 18th, 2013 No Comments »

White grapes affected most by storm

Grapes destined for dry white wine were most affected by last week’s storm in Bordeaux, which will have a knock-on-effect of the pricing of the 2013 vintage.

Friday, August 9th, 2013 No Comments »

Bordeaux storm far worse than thought

The damage to vineyards in Bordeaux from a 10-minute hailstorm last Friday is now thought to be in the region of 20,000 hectares.

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013 No Comments »

Second hail storm ravages Bordeaux

A second hail storm has cut a swath through Bordeaux, destroying virtually the entire crop of around 100 producers.

Monday, August 5th, 2013 No Comments »

Another Bordeaux estate bought by Chinese

A château in Entre-Deux-Mers has been acquired by a Shanghai steel industrialist.

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012 No Comments »

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