Graves region wineyard owners and professionals in the wine sector taste the 2012 production on April 8, 2013 in the hall of the Bordeaux stock exchange during the opening of the week of primeur in the southwestern French region. The primeur campaign attracts some 6,000 professionals from the wine sector to taste and order the 2012 production at better prices before they go on sale two years later.
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Or their frugality? I wonder how much wine got trucked back in the trunks of Swiss vehicles from, say, Brunello, Beaune and Bordeaux and was missed by this census? Photo courtesy of Nfrhtp via Flickr/cc Portugal, 41.81 liters per person Portugal is like the 5/19/13 from The Huffington Post Read more »
Week-end des Grands Crus 2013: venez fêter le retour du printemps les 18 et 19 mai!
situé au bord de la Garonne dans le quartier des Chartrons, vous permettra de découvrir plus d'une centaine de Grands Crus de Bordeaux. De 10h30 à 17h, les vignerons seront à votre disposition pour vous faire découvrir deux de leurs derniers millésimes, dont from The Huffington Post Read more »
Wine Merchant Corney & Barrow responds to the recent news regarding the growing disillusionment amongst consumers for buying Bordeaux wine en primeur
then, confidence in economies around the world has, if anything got worse so there is much interest in the prices of the 2012 Bordeaux vintage. As highlighted in Decanter indications are that the quality, although patchy, is better than 2011 and that wines from PRWeb Read more »
Bordeaux 2012: Montrose, Clinet, Domaine de Chevalier release
price releases are being met by an increasingly small pool of buyers in the Bordeaux 2012 campaign. Montrose...five vintages cheaper than 2012 Among the estates to release yesterday were Chateau Montrose, matching Pichon Comtesse with a 20% price decrease from Decanter Read more »
AC Bordeaux 2012 (subscribers only)
Coming right at the end of my Bordeaux 2012 reports, it would be too easy to dismiss the notes I present here as mere also-rans, a rag-tag collection of wines that don’t fit into one of the region’s appellations and therefore probably aren’t any good. from Squa.re Read more »