Log In / Join Now

Magazine Archives: June 30, 2003

Good Wines, Tough Sell

The 2002 Bordeaux draw mixed reactions in debut tastings
James Suckling
Issue: June 30, 2003

The best wine producers in Bordeaux looked slightly perplexed during the first week of April as they opened their doors to thousands of visitors who came to sample their newest vintage, 2002. With a war in Iraq, a faltering global economy and a strong euro, they were not sure what the market demand would be for their baby Bordeaux, which they traditionally begin to sell as futures, or en primeur, in the spring following the harvest.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands June 30, 2003.

To continue reading this page, become a WineSpectator.com member today!

Do you have a Wine Spectator magazine subscription? Save 50% on your Online Membership right now!

Already a member?

Job Opportunity

WineSpectator.com seeks an assistant editor in its New York City office to help develop content for its website, e-mail newsletters, social media platforms and apps. Candidates should have one to three years of journalism experience in a digital environment and be able to handle daily deadlines. Get more details.

WineRatings+ app: Download now for 300,000+ ratings.