Two of Bordeaux’s best-known personalities are facing criminal charges in the fallout over the ill-fated 2012 Saint-Émilion classification, after seven years of simmering controversy. Hubert
Hervé Grandeau, the president of the Féderation des Grands Vins de Bordeaux (FGVB), has been fined and given a jail term for mislabeling and misuse
In recent years, the futures have largely failed to sell to consumers, with wine drinkers instead waiting until the wines are released and hit store shelves.
Here’s an insider look at some of Bordeaux’s premier Left-Bank Châteaux.
Le Bar à Vin du CIVB is a welcoming, modern wine bar in the heart of Bordeaux. This is a very popular spot that fills up quickly, and reservations are not accepted.
Bordeaux Wine Firm Found Guilty of Fraud