Chinese corporation Daohe Wine & Spirits has completed a deal to buy Bordeaux Supérieur estate Domaine de Courteillac as the estate agent involved tells Decanter.com that interest from China-based buyers remains high.
Philippe Bascaules is to succeed the late Paul Pontallier as managing director of the First Growth estate.
Scientists at the University of South Australia have developed an electronic tongue that claims to taste the age of a wine, the type of barrel used and overall quality.
Chinese customs is set to host two online auctions this week including more than 100,000 bottles of confiscated wines.
Cristal 2009 has a lot in common with vintages of the 1960s and represents an early example of how biodynamics can subtly affect its style, according to the man responsible for making it at Louis Roederer.
Chinese wines significantly increased their standing in this year’s Decanter Asia Wine Awards (DAWA), winning 142 medals across seven regions and led by Ningxia wineries.