May marks the beginning of the annual fine wine investment sale season, better known as the En Primeur campaign. It is a time where the world’s top wines and big money meet.
The Bordeaux region of France produces more wine annually than the whole of the Australian continent. It has more than 60,000 identified wineries and chateaux, and, above all, it has an aura of finesse and historical allure that both wine lovers and
The people at the Australian tourist board were perplexed: everywhere their AU$200 million ‘Where the bloody hell are you?’ advertising campaign ran, tourist numbers tumbled. The campaign produced a 6 per cent decrease in Japanese tourists and kept a
Many wine tourists travel to Burgundy because of its beautiful terroir. What keeps them transfixed isn’t the region’s landscape, but its history. The vines of the Cote d’Or, Cote de Beaune and Cote de Nuits are intertwined with generations of fascina
As the winter sun throws shadows across the polished stone pavements of Nuits-Saint-Georges, its vineyards are shrouded in a veil of smoke. Thin white lines of sweet wood smoke drift skyward before settling on stubs of twisted branches in the still a