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Cape Mentelle Wallcliffe

Cape Mentelle drops legal challenge over Wallcliffe name

Thursday 17 April 2014

Cape Mentelle, the Margaret River winery owned by France's LVMH group, has bowed to pressure from local...

Charles Chevallier Chateau Lafite Bordeaux 2013

Bordeaux 2013: Lafite releases to energise 'flat market'

Thursday 17 April 2014

Two of Bordeaux's first growths, Lafite Rothschild and Mouton Rothschild, have entered the en primeur...

Muriel cellar

Bodegas Muriel buys cellar housing 'legendary Rioja vintages'

Thursday 17 April 2014

Spain's Bodegas Muriel says it will gain access to a 16th Century underground cellar containing...

Barry O'Farrell

Australian politician quits over Penfolds Grange gift

Wednesday 16 April 2014

A leading Australian politician who has been forced to resign after failing to declare receiving a...

En Primeur 2013

Bordeaux 2013: 'Chateaux pricing to protect their pride'

Wednesday 16 April 2014

Disagreements between merchants and chateaux over Bordeaux 2013 prices have continued this week after...

Ferguson Auction

Sir Alex Ferguson to auction wine cellar via Christie's

Tuesday 15 April 2014

Ex-Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson will sell hundreds of cases of wine, including a large...

Bordeaux 2012 en primeur, Chateau Angelus

Bordeaux wine thieves imprisoned for two years

Tuesday 15 April 2014

A pair of thieves were this week sentenced to two years in prison, with a further two years suspended,...

Mont Rochelle Vines

Richard Branson to buy South African hotel and vineyard

Monday 14 April 2014

Richard Branson has agreed to purchase Mont Rochelle Hotel & Mountain Vineyard in South Africa via his...

Clos des Lambrays vineyard Burgundy

LVMH buys Burgundy grand cru vineyard

Monday 14 April 2014

French luxury goods group LVMH has acquired the vast majority of one of Burgundy's oldest grand cru...

En Primeur 2013,

Bordeaux 2013: The Decanter verdict

Friday 11 April 2014

Forget about buying Bordeaux 2013 en primeur, says Decanter consultant editor Steven Spurrier, but our...


Japan fuels Moet Hennessy Champagne sales rise

Friday 11 April 2014

Moet Hennessy's Champagne sales continued to rise in the first quarter of 2014, driven by markets...

En Primeur 2013,

Bordeaux 2013: Lynch-Bages release buoys wary merchants

Thursday 10 April 2014

Chateau Lynch-Bages has earned many merchants' praise for dropping its 2013 price by 17%, but there is...

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