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Wine Spectator: Hail Shatters Burgundy’s Hope for a Promising Crop

A violent storm unleashed its wrath on Burgundy’s vineyards in the late afternoon of June 28, Wine Spectator reports, affecting an area from Chassagne-Montrachet to Beaune in the southern half of the Côte d’Or and Nuits-St.-Georges to Morey-St.-Denis in the north. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 1, 2014

Burgundy Exports Slide By Volume But Eke Out Value Gain

Burgundy wine exports fell 12% by volume in the first quarter of 2014, as shipments to key nations like the U.S. (-14%), U.K. (-28%) and Japan (-11%) saw double-digit decreases, according to the BIVB trade group. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 27, 2014

Wine Spectator: LVMH Moves Into Burgundy, Buying Domaine des Lambrays

French luxury group Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH) has made its first move in Burgundy, buying Domaine des Lambrays from Ruth Freund for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 17, 2014

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

News Briefs for October 21, 2013

•Vinexpo has canceled its “Vinexpo in Beijing” show slated for next June after failing to secure a license for the event from the Chinese government. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 21, 2013

Burgundy Wine Region Torn Asunder By Severe Hailstorm

Violent hailstorms ripped through one of the most prestigious parts of the Burgundy wine region earlier this week, causing “catastrophic” damage to this year’s crop, according to local press reports. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 25, 2013

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