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18 April, 2019

The fire of the Bordeaux warehouse destroys two million bottles of wine

The fire of the Bordeaux warehouse destroys two million bottles of wine
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Around 3 pm Tuesday, 60 firefighters were sent to fight a fire in the warehouse of the Sovex wine merchant Grands Châteaux, located in the commune of Carbon-Blanc, on the outskirts of Bordeaux. After several hours, the fire was finally extinguished, but by that time, nearly two million bottles had been destroyed or made "unfit
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3 April, 2019

Bordeaux, "En Primeur" and the irrational romanticism of the French wine-making tradition

Bordeaux, "En Primeur" and the irrational romanticism of the French wine-making tradition
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Every year, from the beginning of April to the middle of July, the season starts in Bordeaux. First, one of the most important events in the region, is the first opportunity for buyers and critics to taste the vintage of the previous year. During this period, the estates can start selling their wines on the
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