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    1. July 10, 2015

      Online wine trading moves into the Uber era

      The growing trend of peer-to-peer online trading, exemplified by the Uber ride-sharing app, has spread to online wine...

    2. July 10, 2015

      Sour Bordeaux wine market sweetens as exports grow

      Bordeaux prices are picking up as demand for the French region’s best-known wines is rising — driven by a limited...

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    1. FT Wine: Bordeaux

      Bordeaux prices are gradually picking up as demand for the French region’s best-known ...
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    1. July 10, 2015

      Bordeaux’s keeps blue-chip reputation remains despite increased competition

      Bordeaux is still the blue-chip of wine investing, despite the improvement in quality from competitiors around the...

    2. July 10, 2015

      Vineyard dreams could turn to vinegar without a detailed plan

      Less than a month ago, Frank and Glenda Kalyk were living in their native Sydney thinking about how to spend their...

    3. July 10, 2015

      China could be an even bigger wine market now boom is over

      The Chinese government probably had several intentions when it announced the start of what would turn out to be a Y4tr...

    4. July 10, 2015

      Bordeaux’s oldest estate Pape Clément makes a comeback

      Château Pape Clément could be Bordeaux’s greatest comeback. This historic estate in the Graves region experienced what...

    5. July 10, 2015

      Philippe Sereys de Rothschild takes over the family business

      The first Baron Philippe was a charismatic playboy-poet who landed in France as part of the D-Day landings, raced...

    6. July 10, 2015

      Will a seriously promising Bordeaux vintage justify high prices?

      If you’ve been writing about Bordeaux for nearly 40 years, as I have, you cannot help but be struck by the cyclical...

    7. June 21, 2015

      Catamaran race series organisers announce shift to foiling craft

      A sea change in world-class match sailing was confirmed on Friday when organisers of the Extreme 40 catamaran racing...

    8. FT Alphaville

      June 18, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Thursday, - Barney Frank joins a bank board. - An FOMC recap. - And some important observations about...

    9. June 5, 2015

      Poland’s young entrepreneurs fight for funding

      In the old Jablkowski Brothers building in central Warsaw, a gracious early modernist department store now transformed...

    10. March 27, 2015

      Lucky ‘07 wines

      For two or three years now, my vintage of choice from a restaurant wine list whose prices are not too rapacious has...

    11. The World

      March 16, 2015

      When footballers become a political football

      When Zlatan Ibrahimovic was caught on camera calling France a “shitty country” as he ranted against a match official...

    12. February 19, 2015

      Bonhams auction signals signs of recovery for fine wines

      While 1945 is remembered for the end of the second world war, it has another, special significance for wine...

    13. February 13, 2015

      2005 red bordeaux

      It’s not often that tasting 70 powerful red wines energises me but the recent showing of 2005 red bordeaux 10 years on,...

    14. January 20, 2015

      Britons set to spend more on wine than the French

      British wine lovers are set to outspend their French counterparts as they develop a taste for more expensive bottles....

    15. November 30, 2014

      Business students’ growing appetite for food and wine courses

      Ever since the global crisis, when careers in the financial sector lost some of their allure, business students have...

    16. FT Photo Diary

      November 24, 2014

      Skating finals Bordeaux

      Regis Duvignau/Reuters Julia Lipnitskaia, of Russia, performs during the gala exhibition at the ISU Bompard Trophy...

    17. November 14, 2014

      Late bloom comes to Lynch-Bages, the belle of Bordeaux

      Château Lynch-Bages is arguably the greatest success story Bordeaux has seen since the second world war. Once a...

    18. November 14, 2014

      Wine funds look to Italy for tasty returns

      While interest in Italian wines is on the rise throughout the world, investing in them – either individually at auction...

    19. October 17, 2014

      Crossroads for Côte d’Or

      Roland Lavantureux runs a small domaine in Chablis, not just growing his family’s Chardonnay grapes but also bottling...

    20. October 16, 2014

      Unibail-Rodamco sheds €850m of French malls

      Europe’s largest publicly listed property company, Unibail-Rodamco, has sold an €850m portfolio of shopping centres to...

    21. September 12, 2014

      Baroness Philippine de Rothschild

      On the first day of September, I drove up the Médoc from Bordeaux, the city of wine. I saw many a wine tourist on this...

    22. August 24, 2014

      Doyenne of wine dynasty Philippine de Rothschild dies in Paris

      Baroness Philippine de Rothschild, head of the Rothschild family wine dynasty and a leading figure in France’s and the...

    23. August 15, 2014

      Buzz over Bordeaux: property prices rise in transformed port city

      There was a time when Bordeaux – the biggest urban centre in southwest France – was a place people outside the wine...

    24. June 20, 2014

      Postcard from . . . Bordeaux

      Trying to persuade a traveller that Bordeaux is a hip destination is a bit like trying to promote the city of Edam for...

    25. June 20, 2014

      Finding Shangri-La in Yunnan, China

      “I bet you think we’re crazy,” said Jean-Guillaume Prats ruefully. The CEO in charge of LVMH’s project to make the best...

    26. May 23, 2014

      Fine wine’s asset value is not just a matter of taste

      In vino veritas. Investors have always seen a measure of truth in fine wine. Like gold, it can grow in value, even if...

    27. May 19, 2014

      Jean-Claude Juncker tries to blaze a European campaign trail

      Even though he already had two wrapped around his neck, Jean-Claude Juncker was offered a third headset by a hostess so...

    28. April 25, 2014

      Figeac vintages

      It was difficult to think of a wine estate on the right bank of Bordeaux, with its famous twin appellations of Pomerol...

    29. March 23, 2014

      Loan terms eased in search for yield

      Ceva Santé Animale, a veterinary drug producer based in France’s Saint-Émilion wine region, is tapping into...

    30. March 21, 2014

      EU and China strike deal to end wine wars

      Bordeaux lovers from Beijing to Chongqing can all breathe a sigh of oenophilic relief: the EU and China have called an...

    31. February 16, 2014

      French opposition battles Hollande, the far right and itself

      Alain Juppé, former prime minister and one of France’s most senior centre-right politicians, has half an eye on running...

    32. February 14, 2014

      Obituary: Jean-Paul Gardère, winemaker, 1920-2014

      “If Latour had not fallen so low, the British would never have had the chance to buy it.” This was the typically...

    33. February 7, 2014

      Best value bordeaux 2010

      A few weeks ago, when discussion of sexual relations in the UK workplace reached fever pitch (thanks in part to the...

    34. January 29, 2014

      China overtakes France as biggest consumer of red wine

      China has become the world’s biggest market for red wine consumption for the first time, overtaking France and Italy...

    35. January 17, 2014

      Burgundy 2012 wines

      If you cut through one of Nicolas Potel’s veins, it would probably bleed red burgundy. His father, Gérard, died young,...

    36. January 3, 2014

      Northern Rhone 2012 wines

      The northern Rhône has a claim to being the world’s most travelled wine region. Admittedly, not many people have...

    37. December 22, 2013

      Burgundy and Italy uncork their potential in fine wine market

      Wines from Burgundy and Italy are taking an increasing share of the fine wine market as connoisseurs look for value...

    38. December 22, 2013

      France steps up search for missing Chinese hotelier Lam Kok

      French authorities stepped up their search on Sunday for a Chinese hotel magnate and a French businessman who went...

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