Jane Anson

Bordeaux must open its doors to visitors

The future of Bordeaux depends on opening its doors and losing its reputation for being dismissive of visitors, CIVB head Christian Delpeuch said at the Great Wine Capitals Awards last…

Lurton leaves en primeur

Bordeaux producer André Lurton announced exclusively to decanter.com this week that he plans to withdraw Chateau La Louvière from the en primeur marketplace in Bordeaux.

Last Bordeaux mixture factory closes

La Cornubia, the last factory to produce the famous ‘Bouillie Bordelaise’ (Bordeaux mixture) in the Gironde, has ceased trading.

New CIVB head plans tough new regime

Too many Bordeaux wines don't deserve the name - and winemakers must be quicker to understand the styles demanded by the international market, the newly-elected head of the CIVB has…