November, 2012

Chateau Bellefont Belcier

As reported on in September 2012, Saint Emilion's Chateau Bellefont-Belcier has now confirmed its sale to a Chinese company, bringing the total of Bordeaux vineland sold to Chinese investors…


The Wine Investment Association, a self-regulatory body designed to set standards for wine investment, was launched in London yesterday.


Dates are set for the auction of El Bulli's wine cellar, which could fetch up to US$1.6m for the now-closed restaurant's new research foundation.

Paul Schaafsma

The new general manager of Accolade Wines in the UK is on a mission to see Hardys competing 'at every price point' in the country's wine market.


Chile has approved three new regional denominations – Costa, Andes and Entre Cordilleras – which it hopes will show the country’s 'fantastic diversity as a producer of high quality wines…

Jefford Secret Visit

A little over six months ago, I was standing more or less on the other side of the world. The weather, as I made my way up Stone Chimney Creek…

Aymeric de Gironde

Aymeric de Gironde, international commercial director of AXA Millésimes, has been appointed general manager of Chateau Cos d’Estournel.

Green Awards

New Zealand’s Yealands Estate winery has beaten off global competition to be crowned the Most Sustainable Medium Business at the International Green Awards in London.