The Evolution of En Primeur: The Future Arrives Early

People have long had a fascination with the unknown, a kind of curiosity that drives them to speculate on what might lie ahead. In the wine world, a look into...

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Bordeaux 2018: Harvesting Ripeness

Lisa Perrotti-Brown talks the highs and lows of the vintage....

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France, Bordeaux: 2018 En Primeur – Extreme Vintage

I have a husband who is into extreme sports. Sky diving, bungy jumping, diving ship wrecks, mountain climbing, speed boats, zip lines over jungles, motor racing—you name it. Me, not...

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Bordeaux 2016: Changing the Landscape?

The critics have reviewed the wines at En Primeur and very recently in-bottle and are effusive in their praise....

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Bordeaux 2016: Cheval Blanc, Haut Brion and Cos d’Estournel

Today’s post takes a look at three of Perrotti-Brown’s 100-point wines: Cheval Blanc, Haut Brion and Cos d’Estournel....

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9 100-Point Bordeaux Wines in Interim End of November 2018

“While 2016 is an incredible vintage that produced a lot of outstanding and some extraordinary wines throughout Bordeaux, the greatest wines of this amazing year sing not so much about...

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Bordeaux 2016: Risers Outside the Bordeaux 500

Several wines from outside of the Bordeaux 500 Index have also performed well....

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Bordeaux 2016: Risers and Fallers

The 2016 En Primeur campaign was greatly anticipated by the trade: it was the largest harvest in a decade and a high quality vintage.......

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Get a Preview of Bordeaux 2016 Reds at Matter of Taste London

See what consumers can expect in terms of style....

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France, Bordeaux, Sauternes: Various Visits

Earlier this year, I tasted a number of truly evocative bottles during my visits to various châteaux in Sauternes. The vast diversity of styles and aging windows as well as...

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