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En Primeur 2022 : What to Expect?

Each spring, usually towards the end of April, the Châteaux put together their blends from the previous vintage. These wines are shown to the customers (‘brokers’) and the press and is sold as ‘futures’ via the En Primeur system. So, what can the happy investor expect from En Primeur 2022? Prices are released a few… Continue reading En Primeur 2022 : What to Expect?

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Bordeaux 2021 En Primeur: A Controversial Campaign

As the rest of the world recovered more or less successfully from the aftermath of Covid, there was one industry that did not fare so well. The Bordeaux en-primeur wine season 2021 was difficult. At best. It was a meteorological nightmare – almost every scenario of a producer’s nightmare was present. Severe frost? Check. Mildew?… Continue reading Bordeaux 2021 En Primeur: A Controversial Campaign

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En Primeur 2020 Overview

It was meant to be the year that was going to save us. It was going to be the year of jetpacks, hoverboards and walking on Mars. Of shoes that tied themselves. According to academics, futurists and government agencies, by 2020 we would all be wearing silver spacesuits, carrying disintergrator rays and relying on self-driving… Continue reading En Primeur 2020 Overview

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What Is En Primeur – The Ultimate Guide

Predicting the future has always held us in thrall. From Nostradamus to Paul the octopus to fairground fortune tellers, certain psychics have managed to foresee what’s coming next with stunning accuracy. Who can forget Nikola Tesla’s interview with The New York Times in 1909 (almost a full century before mobile phones were commonplace) where he… Continue reading What Is En Primeur – The Ultimate Guide

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En Primeur 2020: How Is This Year Different?

When the Unions des Grands Crus de Bordeaux (UCGB) announced that it would push its en-primeur tasting week back by a month, critics and producers all generally agreed that it was an excellent idea. The optimistically cautious decision to taste a month later than usual (bar the 2019 en primeur tastings that took place almost… Continue reading En Primeur 2020: How Is This Year Different?

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