Bordeaux opens its doors to tourists

Bordeaux opens its doors to tourists Read more at https://www.meininger.de/en/wine-business-international/bordeaux-opens-its-doors-tourists When he was 20 years old back in 1999, Basile Tesseron of Château Lafon-Rochet, a classified growth in Saint-Estèphe, decided to leave: “Bordeaux was boring, conservative and unfashionable,” he said. Instead of taking over from his father, Michel Tesseron, he travelled across the US and…

Bordeaux 2010: Back to the Future

Bordeaux 2010: Back to the Future Read more at http://www.blog.liv-ex.com/2015/10/bordeaux-2010-back-to-the-future.html If buyers of Bordeaux 2010 En Primeur had hopped into Marty McFly’s DeLorean DMC-12 and landed in 2015, what would they have discovered? For the buyers, the news – overall – would not have been good. Released at the peak of the market in June…

Talking Trade: 9-15th October

Talking Trade: 9-15th October Read more at http://blog.liv-ex.com/2015/10/talking-trade-9-15th-october.html While the Liv-ex Fine Wine 50 drifted 0.1% this week, Bordeaux’s trade share rose above 80%. Italy had another strong week, while Burgundy’s share continued to wane. The major theme of the week was Bordeaux 2010, which dominated the table of top wines traded by value. Overall, the…

Bordeaux 2009 and 2010: Where are the price gaps?

Bordeaux 2009 and 2010: Where are the price gaps? Read more at http://www.blog.liv-ex.com/2015/10/bordeaux-2009-and-2010-where-are-the-price-gaps.html Bordeaux 2009 and 2010 are the two back-to-back vintages which are considered amongst the best of this century. Recently, Liv-ex explored the price gap between Montrose 2009 and 2010.  While both have 100 points from Robert Parker and come from these two comparably acclaimed…