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Friday 28 October 2016 loc: GB


Bordeaux 2015: first impressions

With the trade having descended on Bordeaux for primeurs, we present a few first impressions of the Right Bank, Sauternes, Graves and Pessac-Léognan.

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Most Bordeaux drunk ‘far too young’

Many wine consumers do not wait long enough to drink Bordeaux when it has reached maturity and is ready to drink, says one Pessac-Léognan brand ambassador.

Thursday, March 17th, 2016 No Comments »

Château Haut-Bailly: the first Graves in space?

Château Haut-Bailly may become the first Graves to be enjoyed in space after the estate puts its name to a wine bottle designed for use in zero-gravity.

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016 2 Comments »

Top 10 fine wine trends of 2015

As we move into a new year for collectible drinks, we look back at the top 10 fine wine trends of the past 12 months.

Monday, January 4th, 2016 No Comments »

2015: Fine wine of the year…

Although Mouton Rothschild topped db‘s fine wine league table, 2015 was in fact the year of Haut-Brion and Pessac-Léognan.

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Poor vintages force château sale

A Chinese buyer has acquired a Northern Médoc property from its French and Dutch owners who decided to sell following recent difficult vintages, especially this year when hail decimated its crop.

Monday, December 22nd, 2014 1 Comment »

Starck designs new ‘ship shaped’ winery

Renowned French designer Philippe Starck has collaborated with Château Les Carmes Haut-Brion in Bordeaux on a new winery project for the estate.

Friday, March 14th, 2014 2 Comments »

Nobody does it better

A party for top hoteliers and restaurateurs provides a moment of marketing magic for Bordeaux wines.

Friday, December 13th, 2013 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Veronique Sanders

The general manager of Château Haut-Bailly in Pessac-Leognan on the luxury of free time, the beauty of Bordeaux and drinking Yquem with Cleopatra.

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 No Comments »

Bordeaux can make serious rosé

Bordeaux has the ability to produce high-end rosés to rival those made in Provence, according to Jean Christophe Mau of Château Brown.

Monday, April 15th, 2013 No Comments »

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