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Wine Spectator: Pontet-Canet Kicks Off Bordeaux Futures Campaign Early

Wine Spectator reports that Bordeaux’s 2013 en primeur campaign got off to an unexpected start at 8 a.m. local time March 26, when fifth growth Château Pontet-Canet released its 2013 futures for sale. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 28, 2014

Interview, Part 2: Domaines Barons de Rothschild

In the second part of our interview with Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite), DBR president and CEO Christophe Salin and Pasternak Imports president and CEO Stephen Brauer discuss prospects for the Los Vascos and Caro labels, as well as the state of play in Bordeaux. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 26, 2014

News Briefs for December 23, 2013

•The sale of Bordeaux’s iconic Château La Rivière to a Chinese billionaire ended in a tragic helicopter accident Dec. 20 and four people are presumed dead, Wine Spectator reports. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 23, 2013

France Cuts Forecast For 2013 Harvest; Bordeaux And Burgundy Off Significantly

France’s agriculture ministry has reduced its volume forecast for the 2013 wine harvest, and now expects a total of 42.3 million hectoliters, a rise of 2.2% over 2012. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 8, 2013

Philippe Cottin, Former CEO of Mouton-Rothschild, Dies At 81

A leading figure in Bordeaux, Philippe Cottin, former CEO of Château Mouton-Rothschild and patriarch of négociant Dubos Frères & Cie, passed away on September 10 in Bordeaux, Wine Spectator reports. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 19, 2013

Wine Spectator: Second Storm In A Week Savages Bordeaux

Bordeaux recently suffered its second destructive hail storm in a week, Wine Spectator reports. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 8, 2013

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