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Jul 02 2011

Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux: President Sylvie Cazes

Tag: Personensigi.hiss @ 09:49

The Board of Directors of the Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux renewed the mandate of President Sylvie Cazes.

Sylvie Cazes was first appointed on 26 June 2008 to head this association consisting of 133 wine châteaux from the most prestigious appellations in Bordeaux.

Founded in 1973 and managed by Jean-Marc Guiraud, the Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux organises some fifty tastings annually in fifteen countries. The château owners attending these events meet an average of 35,000 professionals from the media and the wine trade every year. Continue reading „Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux: President Sylvie Cazes“


Jul 02 2011

Decanter.com: Bordeaux 2010 – Chateau Haut-Brion releases, Forts de Latour breaks ranks

Tag: Regionen,Weingütersigi.hiss @ 08:33

by Adam Lechmere, and Jane Anson in Bordeaux – Chateau Latour has broken ranks with the other first growths by releasing its second wine at a much higher price than its peers.
Forts de Latour is €162 per bottle ex-negociant, compared with €108 for the other second wines – Margaux’s Pavillon Rouge, Carruades de Lafite, Petit Mouton and Le Clarence de Haut Brion.

Merchants are still waiting for the release of Latour’s grand vin, the last of the first growths to declare. Continue reading „Decanter.com: Bordeaux 2010 – Chateau Haut-Brion releases, Forts de Latour breaks ranks“