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Bordeaux’s 2015 Futures Campaign: Wine Spectator’s Analysis

The springtime frenzy of Bordeaux’s en primeur tastings is over, and the next stage in the 2015 vintage’s life is here: the formal release of the wine futures to the market. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 11, 2016

Wine Spectator Asks: Will Americans Buy 2015 Bordeaux Futures?

Bordeaux’s 2015 wines are the vintage the wine trade has been waiting for. After several difficult years that have left négociants, retailers and consumers alike wondering if the en primeurs system is a relic, a promising vintage could resuscitate sales and enliven the futures system. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 27, 2016

News Briefs for March 7, 2016

•Absolut vodka has partnered with smart products developer Perfect Company on a new home mixology initiative. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 7, 2016

Wine Spectator: Pontet-Canet Owners Buy Robin Williams’ Napa Wine Estate

The Tesseron family, owners of Bordeaux’s Château Pontet-Canet and Tesseron Cognac, are striking out west to California, purchasing Villa Sorriso, a lavish Napa Valley estate previously owned by the late comedian Robin Williams. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 27, 2016

Wine Spectator: Bordeaux Futures Wrap-Up

Bordeaux’s futures campaign for the 2014 vintage started with enthusiasm for the wines, a more promising group than the 2013s, and hope that sensible pricing and a weak euro would rejuvenate sales. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 11, 2015

Wine Spectator: An En Primeur for America?

A year ago, as Bordeaux’s 2013 vintage came to market for sale as futures and attracted little interest, merchants and collectors alike grumbled that the main attraction of en primeur sales—that consumers could pay less for futures now than for a finished wine later—had evaporated. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 19, 2015

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