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Sophie Kevany

Sophie Kevany

    Influential US critic pans Bordeaux 2007
    Influential US critic pans Bordeaux 2007
    Influential United States wine critic Robert Parker has drawn long faces in Bordeaux, handing out a series of low scores, and telling buyers not to...
    Wine aplenty, but no bottles
    Wine aplenty, but no bottles
    Asked about his plans for lighter, eco-friendly glass bottles and packaging, the head of a southern French wine company this week said that simply...
    True or false? €150 000 for a bottle of cognac
    True or false? €150 000 for a bottle of cognac
    Special edition high-end cognacs are common enough, but until now priced in a -- relatively speaking -- affordable bracket of anywhere from...
    French winemakers mull screw cap vs cork
    French winemakers mull screw cap vs cork
    To lovers of fine wine there is no more satisfying sound then the pop of a cork as a favourite vintage is opened. The twist of a screw cap just...
    Bordeaux winemakers hunt for silver bullet
    Bordeaux winemakers hunt for silver bullet
    Driven by an infernal spiral of shrinking markets and falling prices at home and abroad, Bordeaux's wine producers are searching, sometimes...