Bordeaux Enjoys the Fruits of the Golden Weather

Bordeaux Enjoys the Fruits of the Golden Weather “You can’t lie about the weather,” a well-known journalist said as he collected his glass for London’s first taste of the 2015 Bordeaux wines last week. The Grand Cercle des Vins de Bordeaux, a loose grouping of 183 properties from Bordeaux Supérieur to Saint-Émilion Grand Cru Classé,…

First Taste of 2015 Bordeaux Full of Promise

First Taste of 2015 Bordeaux Full of Promise Critics and vignerons will argue for many months about whether 2015 is a great vintage or just a very good one, but it is certainly fascinating and unusual. Brisk acidity, crunchy, ripe fruit and powerful tannins are strands that run through the most successful wines. “It’s a…

Chinese investment continues in Bordeaux with sale of négociant GRM

Chinese investment continues in Bordeaux with sale of négociant GRM Bordeaux négociant GRM was sold to the co-founder of Hong Kong based Qeelin Jewellery and two Chinese investors. Guillaume Brochard, co-founder of the Hong Kong-based Qeelin Jewellery, together with ‘two Chinese entrepreneurs’ purchased Pineuilh-based négociant GRM for an undisclosed amount. Guillaume Brochard is now the…