Wine News

Wines that are aggressively priced compared to past vintages sell, others don't [...]
Fri, Apr 18, 2014
Source: WIne Spectator News & Features
For a list of all our articles, see Bordeaux 2013 - a guide to our coverage Sauternes are the 2013s for which buying en primeur is perhaps most sensible. They are more likely to be eventually pricier via normal retail, as they have not been hugely inflated as the reds [...]
Fri, Apr 18, 2014
Source: Jancis Robinson
From €9.90, $?, £19.99 Find the dry Italian Petit Manseng Find the sweet Clos Uroulat Jurançon Who would have thought it? Here's a really satisfying dry white made from an indigenous Basque variety grown just north of Rome. I choose it not to denigrate any of the hundreds of interesting. [...]
Fri, Apr 18, 2014
Source: Jancis Robinson
For an article I'm writing on Saturday about what Jean-Guillaume Prats did after he left Ch Cos d'Estournel last year, I have been tasting some of the key wines produced by LVMH on their wine properties outside France. Did you see they have just moved into Burgundy with the acquisition [...]
Fri, Apr 18, 2014
Source: Jancis Robinson
Plus, Stéphane Derenoncourt organizes a benefit for beleaguered Bordelais [...]
Thu, Apr 17, 2014
Source: WIne Spectator News & Features
This post first appeared in The Wine Cellar Insider 2013 Pessac Leognan Wine Tasting Notes, Ratings, Reviews and information on the red and white Bordeaux wine of Pessac Leognan. E.A Bucchaineri had the right idea when he wrote, “Same old vines, same old wine!” Once again, history repeats itself with 2013 Pessac [...]
Thu, Apr 17, 2014
Source: Wine Cellar Insider
As sales grow, investors are seeing potential and buying into Kiwi wineries [...]
Thu, Apr 17, 2014
Source: WIne Spectator News & Features
Cape Mentelle, the Margaret River winery owned by France's LVMH group, has bowed to pressure from local producers by dropping its threat of legal action against Flametree Wines over use of the Wallcliffe name on labels. [...]
Thu, Apr 17, 2014
Source: Decanter
“Our competition isn’t Napa Valley; it’s Bordeaux.” That’s how Lou Kapcsandy sums up the goal of his 3,000 (ish) case production winery, a building that nestles up to about 15 acres of vineyard land that formerly went into Beringer’s `75 Private Reserve (“we purchased it in 2000 without them knowing anything [...]
Thu, Apr 17, 2014
Source: 1WineDude
Two of Bordeaux's first growths, Lafite Rothschild and Mouton Rothschild, have entered the en primeur fray just ahead of Easter, dropping prices for their 2013 wines by 14% and 10% respectively. [...]
Thu, Apr 17, 2014
Source: Decanter
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