Behind the Label

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How to find Good Value in Bordeaux

This text comes from my book which is about to be published ‘Bordeaux Sip by Sip – getting to the heart of Bordeaux Wine’. The label is almost all wine enthusiasts have to go on. They look for any clue that might lead them to a good wine, something that they have heard of, or … Continue reading

Finding Bordeaux wines that don’t break the bank – my top choices

* Bordeaux is the home of some of the world’s most expensive wines. There are only 200 of these classified wines in Bordeaux out of 8000. They are in high demand and their prices have gone up 5 times in 5 years. We seem to have lost sense of reality. If you know where to … Continue reading

Packaging Costs amounts to just under 1€ per bottle St Emilion

FYI costs of whats not in the bottle – Cork: 27 cents Bottle: 24 cents Label: 10 cents Back Label: 3 cents Capsule: 4 cents Carboard Box: 11 cents Total: 79 cents plus another 10 cents each for labour and bottling costs