Jane Anson

burgundy hail

After the devastating hail storms in Burgundy this week, and following on from hail earlier in this 2013 season, and in 2012, the president of the Regional Council, François Patriat,…

Chateau Ausone

Saint Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classe A Chateau Ausone, and Bordeaux negociant Barriere Freres (owned jointly by Castel Freres and Suntory), have both won cases against trademark squatters in China.

bernard farges

Former president of AOC Bordeaux and Bordeaux Superieur, Bernard Farges, was yesterday elected president of the Bordeaux Wine Bureau (the CIVB), during the association's annual general assembly.

vineyard, france,

The Burgundy Wine Bureau (BIVB) has reported record export sales of €214.5 million in the period between January and April 2013, signifiying a return of sales figure heights last seen…


Francois Lamarche, winemaker and owner of Domaine Lamarche in Burgundys Vosne-Romanee, died on Tuesday afternoon following a tractor accident at his family's holiday home in Baudrieres, also in Burgundy.


A hail storm at in the early hours of Monday morning has caused widespread damage across much of the Loire communes Vouvray and Reugny.