Négociants Face Fines for Undercutting Winemaker Prices

Two merchants in France were penalized for purchasing bulk wine from producer Rémi Lacombe at prices below the production cost, establishing a significant legal precedent.

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Robert Weil Goes on La Place

The Rheingau wine icon Robert Weil exclusively handles the distribution of "Monte Nostrum" through the Bordeaux network.

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Margaux Launches New Second Wine

2022 marks the first vintage from which Château Margaux has produced a second wine for its Pavillon Blanc.

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Penfolds Goes Further Into La Place de Bordeaux

A new distribution agreement with Bordeaux négociants aims to strengthen the presence of top wines in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

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Bordeaux: Crisis or Opportunity?

France's prestigious Bordeaux region is struggling with too much wine and too little demand. Here's how the wine-growing region is planning to fight its way out of the crisis. Alexandra Wrann reports.

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Devil's Advocate: Learning From Hollywood Stars When Pricing Your Wine

Robert Joseph finds a link between the director of one of the greatest movies of all time and the world's most expensive Rosé.

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En Primeur Campaign Launches With Higher Than Expected Prices

Bordeaux châteaux Cheval Blanc and Angélus open this year's En Primeur campaign in Bordeaux with significant price increases.

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Barolo now being sold through Bordeaux

The news that Michele Chiarlo’s Cerequio super-premium Barolo is to be sold through la Place de Bordeaux broadens the range of Italian wines distributed through this virtual marketplace whose Italian focus was previously on Tuscany. 

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Frescobaldi opens office in Bordeaux 

The family-owned Tuscan company demonstrates its understanding of the value of the Place de Bordeaux – and its limitations.