Posts Tagged: Burgundy

Madame Lalou Bize-Leroy, Burgundy’s Most Powerful Woman


The first time I met Madame Lalou Bize-Leroy about ten years ago, I was intimidated by this diminutive figure who was at least four inches shorter than me. Her snow-white, shoulder-length hair was pulled back in a low pony tail and her piercing blue eyes, the color of clear summer sky, seemed to look right into your soul.

Is A Burgundy Wine Shortage Looming?


Burgundy wines may become even more difficult to find because of vine disease and smaller harvests from aging vineyards, according to a new report by the region’s wine council. While demand for Burgundy is strong, and prices for top wines remain high, overall harvest size is set to shrink – and not just due to the perennial threat of hail storms.

Is The Price Of Rarity Justified?


As Burgundy’s prices continue to either stay high or get higher as top Bordeaux gets cheaper, how high is too high for Burgundy?

Italian Regions More Traded Than Burgundy


Italy’s regions have leap-frogged Burgundy to become the second most widely traded fine wines on Liv-ex so far this year.

Sotheby’s NY ‘Greatest Burgundy Collection Ever’ Auction Fetches Over $8.4 Million


Burgundy was the guest of honor at Sotheby’s most lucrative New York wine auction in 15 years. The sale of the Don Stott Cellar brought in collectors from Hong Kong, Brazil, Mexico, Canada and from all across the US helping to push the total of proceeds from the auction to over $8.4 million, some 22% above the high estimate projections.

A Halloween History: Romanée-Conti and the Grape-Vine Assassin


’Tis the season for devilish deeds and dark tales… and we’ve got a ripping Halloween yarn to tell that might have been written for wine-lovers.

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