1855 Classification

DRC leads global classification of fine wine

The famous Burgundian estate Domaine de la Romanée-Conti is top of the charts in Liv-ex’s new classification of non-Bordeaux fine wines.

Pavie still out of ‘first growth’ contention

Liv-ex has released its own biennial classification of the top wines of the Right Bank, using the famed 1855 Classification as a model.

Japanese whisky the ‘first growth’ of spirits

Rickesh Kishnani, head of Platinum Wines and the Whisky Investment Fund has said that Japanese whisky is the “first growth” of spirits due to an overwhelming demand from Chinese collectors.

La Mission ‘clings’ to first status in ‘1855 re-classification’

La Mission Haut-Brion is grimly clinging on in the top tier in Liv-ex’s biennial reassessment of the 1855 classification and Léoville Barton has moved from a third to a second growth.

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