WINE NEWS: Inside Bordeaux by Jane Anson

We are pleased to have organised the official launch of Jane Anson’s last book “Inside Bordeaux”in the Netherlands yesterday. It was a very enjoyable webinar with scientific insights about the Bordeaux region and its future, hosted by Jane Anson, Kees van Leeuwen and Vittoria Mariani. Working on the book, Jane used her extensive knowledge of […]

WINE NEWS: Inside Bordeaux by Jane Anson

Eleanor Wine Academy is organizing the official launch in the Netherlands of Jane Anson‘s last book “Inside Bordeaux”  on Wednesday, June 10 at 17h30 (CET). Jane Anson, the author of Inside Bordeaux, has been working on this book for almost three years. She has lived and worked in Bordeaux 🇨🇵 since 2003. She is Bordeaux […]

WINE TRAVEL: EXPLORING BORDEAUX, FRANCE

Bordeaux is the largest wine region in France, in terms of volume and value. Many of the most prestigious fine wines are produced there. Bordeaux’s climate is moderated by its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean and the presence of the various rivers (the Dordogne, the Garonne and the Gironde Estuary). The warm ocean current extends […]

WINE NEWS: Inside Bordeaux by Jane Anson

Eleanor Wine Academy is organizing the first launch event for the Inside Bordeaux book scheduled for Thursday May 28, 5-7 pm in one of Amsterdam’s oldest and most beautiful bookshops Scheltema, Rokin 9. Jane Anson, the author of Inside Bordeaux, has been working on this book for almost three years. She has lived and worked […]

WINE LEGEND: Château La Conseillante 1999

The 1999 was a difficult vintage in Bordeaux, after a very successful summer it rained a lot during harvest. However, the top estates were able to produce wines of very good quality. And today, we are delighted to introduce one of them – Chateau La Conseillante 1999. The name of La Conseillante appears in the […]

WINE LEGEND: Lynch Bages 1989

“What a great vintage of Lynch Bages!” – Robert Parker 1989 was unanimously agreed upon as being the finest Bordeaux vintage since 1982. An unusually warm and dry growing season in Bordeaux, 1989 saw an early harvest throughout the region and produced wines full of potential for aging, with acidity, fruit and tannins in harmony. […]

WINE NEWS: Top 10 most expensive wines En Primeur since 2000

Eleanor Wine has published a video which shows the top 10 most expensive wines being released En Primeur in Bordeaux since 2000. Data is based on the négociant release price (B2B). It’s interesting to see the price level and ranking of the Châteaux in various years. Among the top 10 most expensive wines are:Château PetrusChâteau […]

WINE LEGEND: Chateau d’Yquem 1989

“The favourite sweet wine of millionaires.” – Robert Parker Chateau d`Yquem is perhaps the greatest sweet wine in the world. The Yquem estate, owned by the King of England in the Middle Ages, has produced late-harvest wine since at least the late 1500s. It is located on the highest hill in Sauternes district of Bordeaux […]

WINE LEGEND: Chateau Montrose 1982

“One of the stars of the vintage.” – Robert Parker The 1982 was exceptional year from the beginning to the end. The perfect conditions of a fair spring, an early flowering, a hot dry summer full of sunlight fashioned a wine of an overwhelming quality. The legend was born – 1982 Chateau Montrose. Château Montrose […]

WINE LEGEND: Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc 2010

“The phenomenal wine from the Cathiards.” – Robert Parker Although Bordeaux is well known for its red wines, the region produces equally decent white wines. Normally made in small quantities and rightfully considered the most age worthy in the world. The best whites come from Pessac-Leognan as a blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon. Although […]