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The first blue fizz made from French grapes will be launched at Frieze art fair in London this week, and its makers claim that it “tastes better than Champagne”.
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Château de la Chaize, one of the largest wine estates in Beaujolais, is changing hands after three-and-a-half centuries of being owned by the same family.
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Burgundy legend Louis Latour, who ran his family company, Maison Louis Latour, for 40 years from 1958 to 1998, died of heart failure yesterday aged 83.
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The long-standing face of Bordeaux first growth Château Margaux, Pontallier succumbed to cancer on Easter Monday aged just 59. An alumni of the oneology department of the University of Bordeaux, Pontallier arrived at Margaux in 1983 in time for what the estate considers one of...
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Last July, the World Heritage Committee, meeting in Bonn and chaired by Maria Böhmer, German deputy foreign minister and member of the German parliament, concluded its 39th meeting, in which it added 24 sites to the list of World Heritage sites and approved the extension of...
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Sotheby´s kicks off London Season

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Sotheby’s will begin its autumn season in London later this month with the sale of a “Great Bordeaux Cellar&rdquo
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Pavie 2010 a 'Perfect' 100

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Pavie’s 2010 has been up-graded to a “perfect” 100-points by Robert Parker in the latest issue of The Wine Advocate.
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Ratafia de Champagne, a grape based spirit produced in the Champagne region, has received official status as a Protected Geographical Indication (PGI).
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The Airbus A320 was on its way from London to the Turkish holiday destination of Dalaman when a flight attendant who was opening a bottle of fizz accidentally fired the cork into the cabin’s ceiling panels.
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Bordeaux first growth Château Mouton Rothschild has released its 2014 this morning at a lower price than any physical vintage on the market.
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