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US billionaire swoops on Bordeaux estates

A US billionaire has bought three châteaux on the Right Bank of Bordeaux in one fell swoop.

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 No Comments »

New president for Crus Bourgeois du Médoc

Olivier Cuvelier has been named as the new president of the Alliance des Crus Bourgeois du Médoc, following the death of its former president Frédéric de Luze.

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 No Comments »

Crus Bourgeois president dies aged 54

Frédéric de Luze, president of the Médoc Crus Bourgeois, has died at the age of 54 following a long illness, the organisation has confirmed.

Friday, August 26th, 2016 No Comments »

French wine production falls 10%

Inclement weather, violent hailstorms and spring frosts means that French wine production is likely to be 10% down on 2015, according to the French Ministry for Agriculture.

Friday, August 26th, 2016 No Comments »

Cannes readies for 2016 TFWA conference

Beachside yoga classes, a regatta and an ever-popular golf tournament are just some of the events set to take place at this year’s TFWA World Exhibition and Conference in Cannes.

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Top five Bordeaux wine and foods trails

Bordeaux is often the first region that comes to mind when asked about wine, and with good reason. Not only do they offer up world class wines, they also host some outstanding food trails.

Friday, August 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Mirabeau claims ‘world’s most watched’ wine video

Provence wine producer Mirabeau has unofficially claimed the title of ‘world’s most watched wine video’ after a video of winemaker Steven Cronk opening a bottle of wine with a shoe hit 50 million views.

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016 No Comments »

Les Grands Chais de France buys French bottling business

Leading French wine supplier Les Grands Chais de France has acquired a Beaujolas-based bottling company for an undisclosed sum.

Thursday, August 4th, 2016 No Comments »

Lidl broadens focus on regional France

Lidl has introduced its broadest Cellar of French wines, which is the first to be largely chosen by its consultant MW team.

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 No Comments »

Demand for wine education rises

Demand has risen for wine education in key markets including China, the UK and North America, the WSET has reported, after seeing the number of candidates rise for the 14th consecutive year.

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 3 Comments »

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