Angry French winemakers wreck Spanish bag-in-box wines

Angry French winemakers wreck Spanish bag-in-box wines Frustration over cheap Spanish imports spilled into supermarket aisles in southern France after local winemakers wrecked bag-in-box wines brought across the border. Winemakers staged a protest by destroying Spanish bag-in-box wines at a branch of the Carrefour supermarket near to Montpellier in France’s Languedoc-Roussillon region, according to French…

Introducing Lafite Rothschild

Introducing Lafite Rothschild Lafite Rothschild is undoubtedly the creme de la creme of all first growths. Here, we take a closer look on Lafite Rothschild. Owner: Baron Eric de Rothschild Classification: Premier Grand Cru (First Growth) Vineyard area: 112 hectares Colour: Red Standard blend: Cabernet Sauvignon (80-95%), Merlot (5-20%), Cabernet Franc (0-5%), and Petit Verdot (0-5%). Total annual production: 420,000 to 480,000…

First Growths Moving Towards 2011 High?

First Growths Moving Towards 2011 High? In February, the Liv-ex 1000 index has reached another record high for the 7th month in a row! As we clearly recall, the index has reached it’s peak in 2011 when the market was at its highest speculated by the Chinese and ultimately started a descent in 2011 and…