Bordeaux

These are the wines drunk by heads of state

Last week the drinks business conducted a one-off, pioneering tasting featuring 10 wines consumed by presidents and monarchs at the most lavish banquets of this century, and we reveal what these top drops were.

Calon-Ségur owner buys three Right Bank estates

The owner of Château Calon-Ségur, French insurance group Suravenir, has acquired three Right Bank estates from the owner of Château Latour.

Cantenac Brown to build eco-friendly winery

The new owner of Château Cantenac Brown in Bordeaux has commissioned architect Philippe Madec to build a new winery at the estate that will “push the boundaries of current standards for ecological and environmental responsibility”.

Angelus stamps 2018 bottles with red phoenix

St Emilion grand cru classé ‘A’ estate, Angelus, has said that its bottles for the 2018 vintage will be engraved with a red phoenix.

Fine wine indices rise in August

September 8th, 2020

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