Sotheby’s is set to offer a bottle of 1903 Lafite as part of its next London sale this December.
Chicago-based fine wine auctioneer, Hart Davis Hart, has said it will host the “largest wine auction of 2015” next month.
Crédit Agricole has divested itself of first growth Sauternes estate Château Rayne Vigneau to a specialist wine group.
With Bordeaux no longer the over-riding force in fine wine, does the market stand a better chance of ending the year on a high?
Only a few weeks after fruit was stolen at night from a Sauternes vineyard, another Bordeaux producer, Liber Pater, has fallen victim to foul play.
The Bordeaux-based owners of a new restaurant and fine wine shop in central Paris postponed its opening following the Paris attacks on Friday.
Sotheby’s next London sale will feature Hermitage La Chapelle dating back to 1961 and other rare wines sourced from a Bavarian castle.
A Bordeaux producer is carving his own niche by brewing what he claims is the only fruit beer produced using Sauvignon Blanc grapes grown in the region.
Reports that Bordeaux may be on the cusp of a great vintage in 2015 have been strongly supported by one of the region’s leading negociants.
Producers in Bordeaux are gearing up for what they hope will be a “magnificent” 2015 vintage, with one winemaker describing it as a “euphoric bounce back from the difficulties of 2013”.
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