The Gascon countryside is quintessential rural France: picture-postcard landscapes, bastide villages and a sleepy atmosphere. Unlike the monotonous monoculture of the Médoc or the Côte d’Or, vines here compete for space with sunflowers, maize and cattle.
Bruno Baudry, the CEO of leading China-based wine importer ASC Fine Wines, is to step down at the end of this month, citing ‘personal reasons’.
Fine wine prices could rise ‘across the board’ as UK votes to leave the European Union today, according to one leading wine merchant.
Asian buyers have continued to snap up top rated mature Burgundy in a succession of recent Hong Kong auctions, but sales also suggest collectors are searching for a greater diversity of wines.
A power shift in China’s imported wine market has seen a switch from traditional, high-end wine connoisseurs to younger and more casual drinkers, says a new study.
Chinese basketball star-turned-wine producer Yao Ming is using crowdfunding to try to raise US$3m to help build a visitor centre for his wines in California's Napa Valley.
Chinese officials have seized and destroyed thousands of bottles of Spanish wine after a health scare involving excessive levels of iron.
Chinese companies are cutting their spending on alcohol in response to a government initiative, but fine wine has not yet been seriously affected, says a new study.