France

Bordeaux legend André Lurton dies

André Lurton, the head of one of Bordeaux’s most influential families and the driving force behind the creation of Pessac-Léognan, has died aged 94.

Pol Roger to use robot to reach century-old buried Champagne

Such is the risk to human life of reaching a stash of Champagne trapped beneath Pol Roger’s cellars since 1900, the producer is planning to use a robot.

Lameyse: Vinexpo Bordeaux has lost its momentum

Rodolphe Lameyse, the new CEO of Vinexpo, has admitted that “the old days are over” for the Bordeaux wine fair, and that it needs to adapt in order to survive.

The Co-op launches Brangelina’s new rosé as it expands range

UK convenience retailer The Co-op has become the first retailer to stock Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s new rosé, Studio by Miraval, as an exclusive, as it expands its range of rosés and 50cl formats in time for summer.

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