Giving up the daily grind to make wine in idyllic surroundings sounds like living the dream, but what are the realities? Anne Krebiehl MW meets several 'renegades' who halted other careers to pursue winemaking...
For many consumers, the en primeur system in Bordeaux, and the roles of merchants, négociants and the chateaux can be a bit confusing. Here's a quick Q&A explaining what it is and how it works.
What do you need to do before buying en primeur? What influences the price? Why is provenance important? Read five tips from Bordeaux wine investment experts.
Do all wineries necessarily come with a beautiful château? Does SAFER discriminate against Chinese buyers? How to manage your own vineyards? Hear the answers from a Paris-based Chinese lawyer.
Starting with Jack Ma, several Chinese investors have bought new property in Bordeaux since the beginning of the Chinese ‘Monkey year’. Besides the buyer and the seller, who else plays an important part in a winery purchase deal?
Inspired by celebrity wine investors, many Chinese investors have started to dream about owning a chateau themselves. However, buying a chateau is different from buying a house, said vineyard investment specialists. Here are five things you need to think about before buying a wine estate.