Tag: French Wine

Moët Hennessy Unveils First Provençal Rosé In Flat Plastic Bottle

Moët Hennessy has unveiled a rosé housed in a flat bottle made from “prevented ocean plastic.” It’s a first for Côtes de Provence and the luxury drinks maker. The bottle is made from...

Crus Bourgeois Du Médoc Raises Environmental Standards

Crus Bourgeois du Médoc has announced that the 2025 classification will raise the environmental standards for all wineries even further than the 2020 classification. All Crus Bourgeois wineries will be required to...

Pernod Ricard Acquires Cru Classé Provençal Rosé Château Sainte Marguerite

Pernod Ricard has reached an agreement to acquire a majority stake in cru classé Provençal Rosé Château Sainte Marguerite. The move comes as the drinks giant looks to focus on growing its...

Château Lafon-Rochet Names Château Lafite Rothschild Winemaker As New Managing Director

Longtime Château Lafite Rothschild oenologist Christophe Congé has been named the new managing director at Château Lafon-Rochet. The winemaker joins the historic 45-hectare estate in St Estèphe, after more than 22 years...

Clarendelle Launches 2016 Vintage Of Bordeaux Red

Haut-Brion inspired Clarendelle has unveiled the 2016 vintage of its Bordeaux Red wine. The new offering embodies “the subtle balance between savoir-faire and a resolutely contemporary expression of the French art de...

Laudun To Become France’s Newest Appellation

The village of Laudun in the Côtes du Rhône is set to become its own Appellation d'Origine Protégée (AOP) by its 2023 vintage, following decades of lobbying. The commune lies in the...

Saint-Emilion’s Château Lassègue Names Seventh-Generation Vigneron Nicolas Seillan Winemaker

Château Lassègue has announced that seventh-generation Vigneron Nicolas Seillan has been named Winemaker of the Estate. This new role is in addition to his current position as Senior Vice President of Finance,...

Bordeaux Legend Anthony Barton Dies

Legendary Bordeaux winery owner Anthony Barton has died aged 91. Owner of second growth Château Léoville-Barton and third growth Château Langoa-Barton, Anthony was known for both his charm and ambition.  “Anthony Barton was...

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