Rory Ramsden – Luxury French Property Finder & Buyer's Agent in south west France
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Ambitious Bordeaux château owners are spending big

A website devoted to wine has a feature about recent developments in the Bordeaux region of France. One change is the sale of businesses, with 28 transactions in 2016. Another trend is the rise of US investment, as the last five sales were to American owners. With the new ownership has come investment in new plant facilities. One owner installed 22 new vats and some new cellars. Another put in 37 new vats. The account has several photos.

Key Takeaways:

  • Some vineyards are using drones to keep an eye on their vines and ensure things are growing correctly
  • New owners bring fresh vision and life. This is evident in the new owners the Moulin family.
  • Despite knocks to Bordeaux wine investment deals are still common place in the region.

“Cheap money, new owners and the pursuit of perfect wine are propelling a new golden era of investment in Bordeaux’s centuries-old vineyards and wine estates.”

Read more: http://www.decanter.com/learn/vintage-guides/en-primeur/bordeaux-en-primeur/ambitious-bordeaux-chateau-owners-are-spending-big-366543/

About the Author Rory

Rory Ramsden is a French property finder and buyer's agent working for high net worth private clients wishing to buy a chateau, manor or vineyard in the south west of France. He has lived in France for 8 years after spending time travelling the world on business.

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