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US remains biggest export market for Burgundy for fourth year running

Americans are amongst the biggest fans of Burgundy, and the US remains the biggest importer of  wine from the French region for the fourth consecutive year, according to the Burgundy Wine Board (BIVB).   Burgundy accounted for nearly a quarter (23%) of the value and just over a fifth (21%) of the volume of total exports, […]

Chablis 2016 vintage expected to be 50% down on average

As the full picture from the 2016 harvest becomes clearer, Chablis, the key white wine producing area of Burgundy has announced its harvest is going to be down by 50%. But what is being picked will make good quality wines, according to the BIVB Chablis. The harvest is so down after a near calamitious 2016 […]

Age and disease threaten Burgundy wine shortage, report warns

Burgundy wines may become even more difficult to find because of vine disease and smaller harvests from ageing vineyards, according to a new report by the region’s wine council. Burgundy wine shortage may result from vine disease and ageing vineyards Average age of Burgundy vines is 50 years Wine council devises plan to help producers […]

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