Cristal Changes

Cristal Changes

May 06, 2019

The 2018 vintage of Cristal will be an unusual one, blending 57 crus, as...

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Burgundy Frost and Fire

Burgundy Frost and Fire

May 03, 2019

Heroic efforts to mitigate frost damage were made in Burgundy the weekends of April...

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Bordeaux Futures Price Predictions

Bordeaux Futures Price Pred...

May 01, 2019

The 2018 vintage is being reviewed as well-suited to  Americans who buy fine wine:...

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Sustainability in Champagne

Sustainability in Champagne

April 29, 2019

The Comité Champagne has announced intent for 100% of Champagne to be sustainable by...

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Behind Ornellaia

Behind Ornellaia

April 26, 2019

Behind every fine wine is a fine winemaker. Behind the Super Tuscan “Ornellaia” is...

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Angélus En Primeur Price Drops

Angélus En Primeur Price Drops

April 24, 2019

Despite an excellent 2018 vintage and high scores from Decanter’s Jane Anson, Château Angélus...

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Bordeaux in the USA

Bordeaux in the USA

April 22, 2019

En primeur tastings, Bordeaux’s long tradition bringing together the wine industry to get a...

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Leroy Sets Sales Records

Leroy Sets Sales Records

April 19, 2019

Sale after sale, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti kept setting records. It had remained the...

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Oxidation and You(r wine)

Oxidation and You(r wine)

April 17, 2019

We all know that once the bottle is open--even if you buy premium wine—it...

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En Primeur Pros and Cons

En Primeur Pros and Cons

April 15, 2019

En primeur, the Bordeaux tradition in which négociants buy fine wine on spec, began...

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Wines With a Side of Versailles

Wines With a Side of Versai...

April 12, 2019

A three-day auction held by Sotheby’s in Hong Kong is selling spectacular lots of...

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Bordeaux Right Bank 2018

Bordeaux Right Bank 2018

April 11, 2019

We now turn our attention to the en primeur tasting of the Right Bank...

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