August 30, 2012

Spotlight on… Taittinger Comtes

History The Chardonnay and Pinot Noir vineyards of Taittinger were first planted in the 18th Century, developed by a Benedictine…

July 27, 2012

Beyond Bordeaux: best of the rest

With Bordeaux’s portion of market share having diminished in May and June, wines from other regions are seeing increased levels…

June 29, 2012

Summer bubbles

While the rest of the market continues to experience a downward trend, June 2012 has proved to be a sunny…

November 18, 2011

Non-Bordeaux brands up the volume

As noted yesterday on the blog, demand has broadened recently to encompass a more eclectic ensemble of wines from both…

August 18, 2011

Spotlight on…Salon Mesnil

  Owner: Laurent-Perrier Average annual production: 50,000 bottles per vintage Blend: 100% Chardonnay History One of the world’s best-known Blanc…