Domaine Nadine et Maurice Guerrin

Nestled high in the Vergisson hills, Maurice created the domaine in 1984 and today it stands at 35 parcels spread across 14 ha in Mâcon-Vergisson, St-Veran and Pouilly-Fuissé. [Read more…]

Domaine Petitot

The village of Corgoloin is just to the south of Nuits-St-Georges and the beautiful buildings that make up the Domaine Petitot have been in the family for eight generations. [Read more…]

Moet-Hennessy announces locally-produced sparkling for India

Moet-Hennessy has unveiled plans to release a domestic sparkling wine in India, after investing in the Nashik region north-east of Mumbai.

Nineteen hectares of Pinot Noir, Chenin Blanc and Chardonnay were planted in 2011, in the Dindori sub-region of Nashik, Cathryn Boudiak, brand manager for Moet-Hennessy Estates & Wines told Decanter.com. [Read more…]

Champagne stolen in Jacques Selosse raid

More than three and a half thousand bottles of Champagne bottles worth €300,000 have been stolen from acclaimed grower Jacques Selosse in a heist described as ‘well-organised’.

The Avize-based domain lost well over 5% of its average annual production in the raid. Stolen bottles included the Initial cuvee, a blend of three vintages of Chardonnay, and Exquise, a Demi-Sec, each of which cost €57 per bottle ex-domain. [Read more…]