[Jane Anson] What does it mean to the organic vineyards in France if a subsidiary of the Ministry of Agriculture is going around prosecuting organic winemakers for not applying insecticide to their vines?
[Jane Anson] For the first time, a Chinese purchaser bought the president’s barrel at the Hospices de Beaune auction.
[Jane Anson] Calon Ségur is one of those few properties in Bordeaux that create a feeling of proprietorship in its fans, like they are the only ones to appreciate the quiet classicism.
[Jane Anson] ‘Leveraging regional assets is the only way to provide a foundation for long-term growth and to allow locals to develop their communities.’
[Jane Anson] Would you like to make your own wine in the city your are living in?
Master these four basic aromas – vanilla, coconuts, cloves and coffee – and you are halfway to understanding the difference between an oaked and an unoaked wine.
[Jane Anson] The number of senior black South African winemakers still barely climbs above 20. Black women winemakers still less.
[Jane Anson] It’s only when you step outside that it seems ludicrous that the country that produces the world’s most sought-after wines should be so determined to squash any talk of them at home.
[Jane Anson] Oak barrels are essential for the most prestigious chateaux, but they are expensive products. H&A Location is a company that try to answer this basic problem.
[Jane Anson] Bordeaux fine wine, as the moon cake, has on the watch list of the Chinese government’s anti-corruption clampdown, although the close links between Bordeaux and China is increasing.