[Jane Anson] Of all the big-name appellations, it has been Saint Emilion that has seen the biggest influx of new owners from Hong Kong, China, Singapore and Taiwan.
French wine authorities have scored a trademark victory in China after a Beijing court ruled that a Chinese company cannot register the names Roussillon and Banyuls as brands.
A Chinese winery owner has acquired a majority stake in Chateau Trianon in Saint Emilion, marking the latest example of Asia-based investors seeking a foothold in Bordeaux.
[Jane Anson] There aren’t many wines where even the official tasting note suggests they should be served with a chocolate and caramel slice...
[Jane Anson] It’s rare that a single tasting manages to inspire so many articles and blogs as one held recently in London showcasing a new style of Californian wines.
[Jane Anson] 'You can wave goodbye to higher yields, and have to accept higher costs in looking after the vines – but if you want your estate to be a living organism, not a place to be simply exploited, it seems only logical that you would want to make wi
5th Cru Classe, 1855
Château Clerc Milon is a 5th Cru Classé winery in the 1855 Bordeaux Classification.
[Jane Anson] It’s been a strange start to the en primeur campaign this year. Most tasters seemed to agree that the trip to Bordeaux for assessing the fledging 2013 wines was worthwhile, against many expectations.
2nd Cru Classe, 1855