» News and Updates:  the updates since the creation of ccvo-bg in 2000


Updates since 2000

July 2011
2010 Bordeaux wines: Top-50 Bordeaux Châteaux
March 2011
2009 Bordeaux : the scores are online on our search engine
2009 Bordeaux wines: Vintage Table by regions
2009 Bordeaux wines: Top-50 Bordeaux Châteaux
November 2009
Bordeaux 2009 - Harvest Chronicles from Chateau Haut-Brion, Chateau Margaux, Chateau Palmer,  Chateau La Tour Blanche, Chateau la Conseillante
July 2009
2008 Bordeaux wines: Top-50 Bordeaux Châteaux
2008 Bordeaux wines: TOP Region (analysis by region)
August 2008
Bordeaux 2007 wine report online - Top-50 Bordeaux Châteaux
Vintage chart update
April 2008
Bordeaux 2007 - Harvest Chronicles from Chateau Haut-Brion, Chateau Margaux, Chateau Palmer, Chateau Malartic la Graviere, Chateau Gazin, Chateau La Tour Blanche, Chateau d'Yquem..
February 2008
Report and tasting notes on Château Angelus
December 2007
Sauternes and Barsac 1855 Classification
New sites added to our Links Directory
Tasting notes added


October 2007
2006 Bordeaux wines, our list of the best Price to Quality Growths
2006 is characterized by a noticeable grading inflation by wine critics
September 2007
2004 Bordeaux wines, blind tasting
2004 Bordeaux wines, tasted at the properties
July 2007
Bordeaux  2006 report on the vintage: a fine but irregular year
Bordeaux 2006: final release of data and scores online (Wine Search engine)
June 2007
2001 Bordeaux wines, Blind Tasting
2001 Bordeaux wines, Blind Tasting, comments and results
The TOP 50 Bordeaux 2006


May 2007
Pichon Longueville Baron, Vertical tasting - By Martin Barz - for BerlinKitchen, wine blog 
Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande, Vertical tasting -By Martin Barz for - BerlinKitchen, wine blog 

François Mauss of the Grand Jury Europeen exposes his thoughts on the Bordeaux Trade organization


April 2007

Mark Pinsent of Red Vin Man reports on his trip to the Cote de Blaye wine growing region

The Graves (today Pessac-Leognan) official 1959 Wine Classification

March 2007

This new feature is about ccvo-bg's Bordeaux Tasting Note archives

ccvo-bg's blog aggregator enhanced with the most relevant wine blogs

February 2007

A brand new glossary of wine terms with thousands of cross-links


January 2007

The 1855 Classification of the wines of the Medoc - Great Classified Growths


December 2006

Bordeaux 2006 - Harvest Chronicles from Chateau Haut-Brion, Chateau Margaux, Chateau Palmer, Chateau Malartic la Graviere, Chateau Gazin, Chateau Mission Haut-Brion, Chateau La Tour Blanche, Chateau d'Yquem..


November 2006

In September 2006, Saint-Emilion published the new official Great Growth classification. Our comments..

Chemistry of wine: the Brett explained by a chemist, Stephane Gorgerat

September 2006

Bordeaux 2003 - tasting overview by Mrs ccvo-bg


August 2006

2005 Bordeaux looks awfully expensive but is this assumption really true? The analysis on actual and predicted prices by Charles Wyplosz

ccvo-bg's Links pages revamped

July 2006

Bordeaux 2005 - TOP Price to Quality by region

Vintage Chart - update including the Bordeaux 2005 vintage

June 2006

Bordeaux 2005 - final release of data and scores online (search engines)

Bordeaux 2005 - TOP 50 wine classification and TOP Region (reports and analysis by region)

May 2006

Bordeaux 2005 - first part of data and scores online (search engines)


April 2006

Direct access with the field "Tasting Notes Search" at the right hand side template to 20,000+ tasting notes from the Tasting Notes database .

Chateau d'Yquem 1847 - 2000. Joe Belmaati attends to the most amazing Yquem tasting in Copenhague (coming soon)

March 2006

Bordeaux briefs - the latest news, rumors and gossips at the wineries


Jan. - Feb 2006

Mrs ccvo-bg's news letter

For our 6th anniversary, we has mandated PMP Concept for a complete site revamping. Thank you Flavien and Erik for your creative work. No doubt our visitors will see the difference!

Dec. 2005

Vintage 2004 in line (search engine)


Nov. 2005

Harvest 2005:  the grape picking day by day

Wine Blogs: a selection of the most interesting wine blogs


Oct. 2005

Saint-Emilion: Then and Now Text and photos by Panos KAKAVIATOS for ccvo-bg

Vintage guide: The detailed table by region from 1980 to 2004


Sept. 2005

Bordeaux 2002 - horizontal tasting

Jun. 2005

Bordeaux 2004 - all the classifications (search engine)


May. 2005

Bordeaux briefs - all the rumors and gossips running around the vines

Apr. 2005

An evening devoted to Lynch-Bages


Feb. 2005

 Mondovino: the film about the impact of globilization on the world's different wine regions

Links: the best referring sites

Dec. 2004

Harvest 2004: the grape picking day by day


Nov. 2004

Bordeaux 2001 - tasting notes on the best wines of the vintage

2003 vintage online (search engine)

Sep. 2004

Bordeaux briefs - all the rumors and gossips running around the vines

Vintage guide - The detailed table by region from 1980 to 2003


July 2004

Léoville Las Cases: a GIANT tasting of one of the most famous wine estates of the Medoc area

Plenty of new links:,,,,,,, etc..


May 2004

CONTRIBUTORS  For the study of the 2003 vintage, we are pleased to welcome four new critics coming from the US and the UK. Welcome on board, gentlemen !

Alan DURAN - Chief Editor and President of The Classic Bordeaux Preservation Society
Todd HESS - Wine Director of Sam's Wines & Spirits the World’s Wine Superstore based in Chicago.
Neil MARTIN - Founder and Editor of the UK based Wine-Journal.Com
Simon STAPLES - Fine Wine Sales Director of Berry Bros. & Rudd, Britain's oldest wine and spirit merchant

2003: the vintage's best picks

Apr. 2004

Bordeaux's AOC: How to find yourself out of the various Appellations and Regions of Bordeaux


Feb. 2004

Grapes and varietals: The most commonly found grapes and varietal profiles in the Bordeaux area


Jan. 2004

 Bordeaux briefs - all the rumors and gossips running around the vines

Links: ccvo-bg's Top 10 in 2003

Dec. 2003

Bordeaux 2000 - a few thoughts after having 18 Chateaux blind tasted

Site map: all the different sections of


Nov. 2003

Reports on the 2003 harvest

New display in php. Two search engines added

Sep. 2003

Advanced wine tasting topicsby Lauriann Greene-Sollin - All the sommelier's secrets explained by a Pro

Vintage guides - Unique: A detailed table by region from 1980 to 2002 !

July 2003

Release of the 2002 vintage 

ccvo-bg welcomes two new Contributors:

Will Gardener of the renowned UK wine shippers Nickolls & Perks (since 1797)
Charles Vogel founder of Vogel-vins, a well known wine trader in Switzerland.


Jun 2003

Several new links of which the prestigious Grand Jury Européen (François Mauss)

May 2003

Bordeaux en Primeur, the best purchase strategies 


Apr. 2003

Take a few minutes and enjoy the latest Bordeaux' briefs

St-Emilion with Nicolas Thienpont

What are the latest news going on at Bordeaux?

Mar. 2003

New contributor - Bernard Burtschy of the largest French wine and food magazine Gault & Millau

Links: TOP 10 - 2002


Jan. 2003

 ccvo-bg's update on the 2000 vintage

Dec. 2002

Bordeaux's latest gossips at our Bordeaux briefs' page

Nov. 2002

Reports on the 2002 harvest

Oct. 2002

1999 vintage: Bordeaux's best wines tasted for you

More links added


July 2002

Partnership with iDealwine, the place where to find all the French auctions biddings 

Matrix of vintages by region updated (incl. the 2001 vintage)

Visit our new TOP Price to Quality pages 

New links added

Jun 2002

We are pleased to welcome the Union of the wine merchants of Bordeaux as a new contributor. 

Release of the 2001 vintage

May 2002

Bordeaux 2001: the comments of ccvo-bg's contributors


Apr. 2002

Bordeaux briefs: all the gossips and rumors running around 

Derenoncourt's revolution: a meeting with one of the most controversial wine makers of the moment

Feb. 2002

Tasting reviews on some 1994 wines

Bordeaux estates directory: totally updated - addresses and links added (search engine)


Jan. 2002

Totally new design. Frames deleted

Article on the 2001 vintage

Sauternes 1997: our opinion


Dec. 2001

1999 vintage update

Nov. 2001

237 references of chateaux! - adresses, web sites, phone numbers,e-mails (search engine)

New links

Sep. 2001

Guest book.

Jun 2001

2000 vintage: does the vintage desserve its flattering reputation R.Parker's influence on the prices !

New links 

New contributors (3)


May 2001

1998 vintage update

New links 


Mar. 2001

1997 vintage

New links

Jan. 2001

New links' page

New Contributor's page

Nov. 2000

1998 vintage

Oct. 2000

Start up of the English version


Octobre 2000 (15 octobre)

First update with the 1999 vintage

Octobre 2000 (1er octobre)

Launch of the French version of

Paul McCartney Miami however her bank adjust looks measly contrasted with those objection with its office since

Pink, otherwise called Pink, is a wine fan. Credit: Wiki Commons Media

San Antonio Stock Show And Rodeo: Josh Turner

The new session of David Geffen In New York Philharmonic





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