Burgundy is an excellent choice if you want dazzling wines but with a little more stability when it comes to prices. With challenging growing conditions and yields down - in some cases by almost half - patience and shopping around for the best quality versus price ratio is key.
The fascinating World War II history of ARC Reserves' Locke King Vaults.
How many times have you watched your favourite film and spotted a fine or famous wine being uncorked as part of a scene?
Following news that Chateau Latour is to withdraw from the 'en primeur' system, the first releases of Ex Chateau stock are offered.
Chateau d'Yquem in the news with the announcement that no 2012 vintage will be produced. 2011 also sells at auction prompting rumours that it is about to be released.
Revered British architect Lord Norman Foster to revamp the cellars at the listed Chateau Margaux.
Measures to counter wine fraud being introduced at Chateau Lafite and Chateau Margaux in Bordeaux, including the Prooftag system.
Big news from James Suckling - the first critic to publish his in-bottle evaluations of 2010 Bordeaux.
The 2012 harvest for the reds is now under way in the Medoc and looks to be one of the latest vintages on record. Some have only just begun the Cabernet Sauvignon when often it is all finished by this time...
Big news in Bordeaux with news of the departure of Jean-Guillaume Prats from the helm of Second Growth Chateau Cos d’Estournel...
The weather conditions influencing the style of the 2011 vintage in Bordeaux.
" ...This is a much better vintage than I thought it was before my trip to Bordeaux and could turn out to be close in overall quality to years such as the underrated 2001 and 2008....." Robert Parker, May 2012
A first glance at 2009 Bordeaux. “The 2009 is an incredibly exciting vintage of opulence, power, and richness, yet the better wines have a precision and delicacy that is unprecedented" - Robert Parker, May 2012