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Fine wine investment: the problem with Burgundy

The hitch with Burgundy is that while its numbers may seem encouraging, the difficulty of getting hold of any makes it a poor choice for many portfolios.

Thursday, February 16th, 2017 2 Comments »

Henri Giraud to open 0% stainless steel cellar

Champagne Henri Giraud is to open a “pioneering” new cellar this November with 0% stainless steel.

Thursday, October 20th, 2016 1 Comment »

Small screen boosts confidence in fine wine

Beady-eyed investors will have had the chance to see and hear Amphora’s own James Fletcher on CNBC last Thursday. Yes folks, the fine wine market has been barreling ahead at such a rate as to attract the attention of the small screen.

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 No Comments »

Five years from market peak: a divided picture

There was an interesting article on the Liv-ex blog at the end of last week highlighting precisely the sort of thing we have been emphasising at Amphora over the last few years.

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 No Comments »

Chilean producer trials native beech

Chilean wine producer De Martino is trialling wooden maturation vessels made from the country’s native tree, the raulí beech.

Friday, August 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Pontet Canet seeks ‘emotion’ via amphorae

Château Pontet Canet’s technical director Jean-Michel Comme has explained how the pioneering introduction of amphora-matured wine in the estate’s 2012 blend heralds an important step forward in quality.

Monday, April 8th, 2013 No Comments »

Pontet-Canet adopts amphorae for 2012

Pontet-Canet owner Alfred Tesseron is aiming to decrease the oak influence in his wines by becoming the first Bordeaux estate to embrace amphora maturation.

Friday, February 15th, 2013 No Comments »

Hamilton Russell embraces amphorae

South African producer Hamilton Russell Vineyards is finding that experiments with clay amphorae are creating wines with improved structure than those matured in barrels.

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012 2 Comments »

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