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Severe frost hits Champagne

The Champagne region has been hit by a severe frost on 20th April 2017, with temperatures dropping to -6 degrees for a whole night. 
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Bordeaux Focus: Médoc vs Saint-Emilion

Every one knows Bordeaux wines but when it comes to choosing one, we are always lost…
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What is actually "Agriculture Raisonnée"?

The objective of  "Agriculture Raisonnée" is simply to carry out a sustainable agriculture to protect soils...
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Biodynamic wines - what on earth does it mean?

Biodynamic viticulture is based on the principle that vines are durably affected by chemicals...
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Champagne and Burgundy get international recognition

It’s finally official, these two French wine regions have been included in the Unesco World Heritage list...
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Dauvergne-Ranvier: number one of the “Top ten producers to watch”!

Tim Atkin and Matt Walls, two of the most influential British wine critics, have ranked Dauvergne-Ranvier
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Robert Parker quits the Bordeaux en primeur coverage

For the first time since 1978, Robert Parker will not taste and review the en primeur Bordeaux...
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Bordeaux: 2014 vintage, a miracle

Bordeaux winemakers all agree to say that they have witnessed a miracle this year. Following a terrible weather this summer...
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Burgundy: 2014 will be a great vintage

This is good news for Burgundy winemakers. After good weather conditions at the beginning during spring, many producers have been hit by a severe hailstorm in June
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Hospices de Beaune 2014

The 154th sale of the Hospices de Beaune auction has just fetched a new record, totalling 8 million euros. On average, prices have risen by 5.66% year-on-year
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