23 Mar 2011 by Jancis Robinson
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Probably the only way for journalists to escape Bordeaux sales machine is not to go until the wines are closer to being ready and after the prices have been released. By which time, of course, most of the wines will have been sold and a critics comments may not be very relevant.
See also the open letter from Michel Bettane, the prominent French wine critic, to Sylvie Cazes of the UGCB.