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Jun 17 2011

Decanter: Bordeaux 2010 – America baulks at 2010 prices

Tag: Länder,Regionensigi.hiss @ 08:59

by Panos Kakaviatos – With Bordeaux 2010 en primeur prices eclipsing last year’s offerings, American merchants worry about the ability to sell mid-level wines whose prices are higher than ever. As has been the case with previous vintages, the market for the blue chip wines seems solid, but wines a bit further down the pecking order are struggling. Continue reading „Decanter: Bordeaux 2010 – America baulks at 2010 prices“


Jun 17 2011

Decanter: Negociant boycotts ludicrous Rauzan Segla

Tag: Weingütersigi.hiss @ 08:56

by Adam Lechmere –  In a further twist to the ongoing saga of Bordeaux 2010 prices, negociant Barriere Freres has refused to sell Chateau Rauzan Segla because of its ‚ludicrous‘ price.

In an email to the UK wine trade seen by Decanter.com, the negociant announced, ‘Barriere Freres has simply decided to refuse directly its allocation on this wine as we find this offering completely out of line and has no justification whatsoever.

‘We can understand that wine producers can be ambitious but this one is just completely ludicrous.’ Continue reading „Decanter: Negociant boycotts ludicrous Rauzan Segla“