While en primeur week is coming to an end, Jane Anson talks through the growing season and looks at how the freshly picked Bordeaux 2016 vintage is shaping up.
Jane Anson talks to estate agents worldwide about the state of Chinese investment in vineyards - and how a new law in China could change things.
Philippe Bascaules is to succeed the late Paul Pontallier as managing director of the First Growth estate.
Chateau Moulinet, a 16.8 hectare wine estate in Pomerol located close to Chateau de Sales, has been bought by a Beijing investor.
The Chinese e-commerce site Alibaba team today (28th June) launched an information drive for its new Wine Direct platform that aims to work directly with chateaux and importers to sell wine to Chinese consumers.
Jack Ma, billionaire founder of Alibaba and owner of Château de Sours in Bordeaux, has added Château Perenne in Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux to his portfolio of wine estates in the region.
Chinese authorities have agreed to protect the legal status of nearly 50 Bordeaux wine appellations in what could prove a landmark deal in the country.
A new sales day devoted exclusively to deals on wine and dubbed 9/9 is to be held by online retailer Alibaba in China from 9 September this year, company founder Jack Ma has announced.
Paul Pontallier, long time director of Château Margaux, has died only one week before the Bordeaux 2015 en primeur tastings.
A Hong Kong company has joined the ranks of Chinese wine estate owners in Bordeaux after securing a deal for cru bourgeois property Château Tour Saint-Fort.