Burn, Baby, Burn: Bordeaux sees another hot, dry spring.
And Pigs Will Fly: Robert Parker urges Bordelais to drop prices for 2010 vintage by 10-20 percent. Says Bordeaux is “epicenter of the greatest wines”, disavows any personal responsibility for spiraling prices.
Five-Finger Discount: Woman busted for changing barcodes on bottles of Pétrus at French supermarket, replacing them with labels for $3.65 wine.
One Pricey Mimosa: Bottle of Veuve Clicquot salvaged from 19th century shipwreck sells for $43,900, record price for bottle of Champagne.