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Ten most searched-for wine names*
  • 1. Dom Perignon2. Petrus3. Pin4. Montrose5. Cristal
  • 6. Talbot7. Angelus8. Belgrave9. Krug10. Palmer
*in the last 3 months, courtesy of a very popular search engine

Top 10 Bordeaux labels by famous artists

Date posted: August 28, 2009

From the bottle to the canvas and back…here we look at 10 beautiful designs from famous artists on vintages from the world-famous Chateaux Mouton Rothschild….enjoy!
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Bordeaux Wine: Greenpeace highlights climate change threat

Date posted: August 17, 2009

When the French delegation sits down at the UN summit on climate change in Helsinki in December, they will have an added reason to press for a solution to the threat of climate change. The French wine industry, the world’s largest, could be a major victim of global warming - or so Greenpeace claims. The environmental group, along with some 50 winemakers and chefs, penned an open letter that was published in the highly influential French newspaper “Le Monde”. Read full story...

Why steal a bottle of Bordeaux?

Date posted: August 13, 2009

Bordeaux wine was been in the news recently. A single bottle of the 1945 vintage of Chateau Mouton Rothschild (one of very few bottles available worldwide and estimated to be worth £12,000), along with three other less notable wines, was stolen from a wine store in Hopkinton, near Boston (Massachusetts) in a classic ‘distract and grab’ theft. Fortunately for the store owners, the vintage wine was restored unopened and undamaged.
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Fine wine mockumentary draws rave reviews

Date posted: August 10, 2009

With fine wine and fine wine investments being in the news of late, could a mockumentary on fine wine be far behind?

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