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La Grange Tiphaine, Touraine’s new rising star

La Grange Tiphaine is a rising star of the Loire, lauded by professionals and enthusiasts for its low-intervention winemaking.

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Mas Amiel | Holding all the aces in Maury

The history of this domain dates back to a card game almost two centuries ago, and fortunately luck was on our side!

How do auctions work? | A beginner’s guide to online auctions

With advice from France's no1 wine auctioneer, this article will help you bid with confidence! Featuring a glossary of key terms for first-time bidders.

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#1 Wine of the Year from Wine Enthusiast | Meet Château Siran

A closer look at Château Siran’s 2018 vintage, given first place by Wine Enthusiast.

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Why are Burgundy wines so expensive?

Much like everywhere else, but more so, the price of Burgundy wines has experienced spiralling inflation for over fifteen years without an end in sight. Here we try to explain ...

Auction: A Dazzling End to the Year

Rarely have auctions had so many rare bottles! End the year in style by bidding on these beauties…

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Methuselahs, nebuchadnezzars … what’s in a (bottle) name?

We frequently discuss the contents of a wine bottle, but what about the bottle itself? Where do their mysterious names come from?

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Alain Graillot, Cult Crozes-Hermitage

BG and AG, before Graillot and after Graillot – learn more about his enormous contribution to the appellation’s reputation since 1985 and his son Maxime who is now at the ...

Fine wines of the world | Names to note from 4 non-French regions

Top names at fixed prices from Tuscany, Piedmont, Germany, and California.

Icons beyond France | 5 countries you should have in your cellar

Because a truly excellent cellar will have gems from all over the planet!