11 experts of French wine were called as tasters to this event. The purpose of the tasting was to introduce Californian wines
The great demand for exclusive wines has exponentially fuelled the market for fakes, whose value is estimated at around 15 billion euros per year
“I drink Champagne when I’m happy and when I’m sad. Sometimes I drink it when I’m alone. When I have company I consider it obligatory. I trifle with it if I’m not hungry and drink it when I am. Otherwise, I never touch it — unless I’m thirsty” M.Me Bollinger
The Chateau of Pauillac in the Medoc, has a name and a long history, dating back to 1686 when the Medoc areas between the ocean and the Gironde estuary had just been reclaimed. Pierre de Mazur de Rauzan decided to establish his estate on the border between Pauillac...
Louis Roederer’s Cuvée Cristal was the first Cuvée de Prestige created in Champagne in 1876 at the request of Tsar Alexander II.
At the time, Maison Roederer produced around 2,500,000 bottles, almost a third of which were destined for the Russian market
The “super rich” are putting their money into fine wine as their primary investment asset.
Burgundy unveils the 2020 vintage against a backdrop of huge growth
in prices and the prestige of a territory that, after years of “chasing”, now contends with Bordeaux for the supremacy of the fine wine market.