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Biodynamic winemaker convicted for refusing to spray vines

Monday 7 April 2014

Burgundy winemaker Emmanuel Giboulot has been fined €1,000 for not obeying a law requiring producers to...

En Primeur 2013

Bordeaux 2013: Pichon Baron releases 2013 down 17%

Monday 7 April 2014

What is expected to be a very busy week for the Bordeaux 2013 en primeurs began early this morning, with...

En Primeur 2013

Bordeaux 2013: 'A vintage for terroir, and for money', says Spurrier

Monday 7 April 2014

A tough time for Merlot on Bordeaux's left bank has yielded some unusual wines from a 2013 vintage that...

En Primeur 2013

Bordeaux 2013: Chateaux forced to chaptalise in toughest vintage for years

Saturday 5 April 2014

Several top Bordeaux estates took the rare step of adding sugar to their grape must from the tough 2013...

En Primeur 2013

Bordeaux 2013: Calls for price cuts as chateaux gear up for quick-fire campaign

Friday 4 April 2014

Chateaux, negociants and buyers expect a short-lived en primeur campaign for the 'early drinking' 2013...

Bordeaux 2012 en primeur

Bordeaux 2013: Gazin releases price as early campaign beckons

Thursday 3 April 2014

Chateau Gazin in Pomerol has taken the unusual step of releasing its price during the official en...

En Primeur 2013

Bordeaux 2013: Chinese en primeur interest wanes

Thursday 3 April 2014

There have been fewer non-French wine buyers attending en primeur week for the 2013 vintage, with...

Bill Koch

Collector Bill Koch sees damages reduced in Greenberg case

Wednesday 2 April 2014

Bill Koch, the fine wine collector and self-styled crusader against fake bottles, will receive fewer...

Bordeaux 2010 vintage en primeur James Lawther MW

Bordeaux 2013: Pomerol has right bank lead as producers adopt 'Burgundy approach'

Wednesday 2 April 2014

Pomerol fared slightly better than St Emilion on Bordeaux's right bank in 2013, but yields are 'wildly...

Bordeaux 2012 En Primeur, Bordeaux 2012

Bordeaux 2013: Concern at Pontet-Canet early release

Tuesday 1 April 2014

As the en primeur week gets underway, the initial feedback of Pontet Canet’s early release has been one...

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