Hard Times for Overseas Wineries

Mitch Frank
Issue: June 15, 2009

More than 13,500 importers, wine writers and other members of the trade packed Bordeaux's most prestigious châteaus in April, getting their first taste of the 2008 vintage. The annual en primeur tastings—the trade's chance to sample the wines before futures go on sale—were as busy as ever.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands May 18, 2009.

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