Dear Bordeaux-lover, Uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 meant that a 2019 Bordeaux en-primeur campaign was initially doubtful. The delay may advantage buyers, however, as the 2019s are being offered at a discount during a shortened…

One of the most exciting projects on my calendar is the Bordeaux en-primeur campaign. The previous year’s vintage is judged post-fermentation and offered for sale through negociants around the world. This method of selling…

Below are the best of the 2017 releases over the last week. The campaign has slowed once again and looks set to drag on through June. Please expect all invoices…

First class passengers are in for a treat this year as Emirates has raised the bar with their fine wine investments for 2018. They have a portfolio of 80 wines…

Determining the pricing structure of en-primeur wines can be tricky but often it is just an increase on the previous year’s. Whatever the prices were last year, expect them to…

The South African wine industry is experiencing one of its most exciting phases in history. Overall wine quality has increased dramatically over the last five years, international recognition is at…

Wine Cellar has been buying en-primeur on the Bordeaux market since the 2002 vintage. En-primeur customers will be smiling as Bordeaux prices have risen dramatically, making many previous EP vintages through to 2008 look remarkably…