May 23, 2019

Quality & quantity

Having thoroughly refocused and rebranded for its 20th edition, Vinexpo Bordeaux 2019 has closed after a successful week. With 1,600 international exhibitors it remains the largest international wine and spirits trade show in France. There were more than 2,300 qualified Vinexpo Business appointments involving 65%…
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May 23, 2019

Buxy: robots, biodiversity and a classic Montagny

In this interview with Rémi Marlin,General Manager, Vignerons de Buxy, we see how sustainability and working within a union can help French wine businesses to grow Almost halfway between Dijon and Lyon, in the heart of La Grande Bourgogne, is a medieval commune called Buxy.…
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May 23, 2019

Eight of the best from Uruguay

Eight of Uruguay’s leading producers were sharing a combined stand at this year’s Vinexpo as they looked to both raise the profile of the country’s wines and gain wider distribution for their own wines. As well the chance to taste wines and meet the producers…
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May 23, 2019

Clos Apalta 2016 vintage previewed

The ultimate in premium Chilean wine was available to taste on Domaines Bournet Lapostolle’s stand with the release of the latest vintage of Clos Apalta, the multi-award winning Bordeaux blend from the Colchagua Valley. This iconic wine is one of a rare breed of Chilean…
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May 23, 2019

For Lionel Osmin, the real work starts now

Speaking to Vinexpo Daily, Lionel Osmin reflected on the Vinexpo week, and gave his assessment of the show. Honestly the results of Vinexpo Bordeaux 2019 have been positively surprising. Now that the calendar for wine shows is so busy, I frankly didn’t know what to…
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May 14, 2019

Vinexpo Challenge: test your blind tasting skills

Could you put your tasting skills up against the Best Sommelier in the World? Come along to the Vinexpo Challenge on May 16 and find out. Marc Almert, who earlier this year was named the ASI Best Sommelier of the World, is hosting a special…
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May 14, 2019

Old and New World at ‘Vertdevin Selection’ tasting

A special tasting is being held in Bordeaux on the evening of May 15 by French wine magazine, Vertdevin, that is a collaboration of some of the best wines and spirits from both Old and New World producers taking part in Vinexpo. Tonight’s event brings…
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May 14, 2019

Pushing back the horizons: when a chance meeting creates wine chemistry

ADVERTORIAL Monday 22 March 2010, Saint Jean de Luz. It was a meeting: a Basque and a Bearnais. Two paths would cross that day – and the rest is history. It’s the story of how the matching of the minds of Lionel Osmin and Imanol…
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May 14, 2019

Château de Langalerie shines again on Bordeaux map

ADVERTORIAL The 80-hectare estate of Château de Langalerie, based in the appellations of Bordeaux Supérieur and Côtes de Bordeaux, has been run in partnership with the wine consultant legend, Michel Rolland, since 2014. It includes 58 hectares of vines surrounded by 10 hectares of woods,…
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May 14, 2019

Vinexpo Explorer heads for Beaujolais

Famous wine-making region has a new brand strategy designed to remind the world that it doesn’t just produce Beaujolais Nouveau. A recent addition to the Vinexpo family is Vinexpo Explorer, an innovative, business-generating event that highlights a different producing region every year. This year, after…
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