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Monday 3 August 2015

Bordeaux

Larger than life: Profiling Parker

Robert Parker has been the most influential man in the wine industry for over 30 years, and in this exclusive interview with db, he pulls no punches when it comes to Bordeaux, blind tasting and perfect scores.

Monday, August 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Lidl ramps up Wine Cellar promotion

Discount supermarket Lidl continues to move into upmarket wine retailing in the UK, as it takes on 60 new lines and plans six “Wine Cellar” promotions for next year.

Friday, July 31st, 2015 No Comments »

Half of 100-point wines under £5,000

Over half of the 49 Bordeaux wines given a “perfect” 100-point score by Robert Parker since 2000 are currently trading below £5,000 a case.

Thursday, July 30th, 2015 No Comments »

A below the radar Cheval Blanc?

Is the 2006 Cheval Blanc a “dark horse” vintage for the Saint Emilion heavyweight?

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Forest fire rages through Bordeaux

A forest fire that started on Friday was still raging through Bordeaux on Sunday night with water-bombers deployed to try to keep the blaze under control.

Monday, July 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Petrus 2014 released

Corney & Barrow is offering its allocation of Petrus 2014 – the cheapest on the market.

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 HK vintage wine and food ads

Explore Hong Kong’s wine drinking past with our selection of food and wine adverts which graced newspapers from the 1980s to 1990s.

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Time to buy 2010 Lafite?

With Lafite’s 2010 vintage now over 50% below its release price, is now the time to buy?

Friday, July 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Petrus leads London sale

Pomerol estate Petrus dominated Sotheby’s London sale earlier this week, taking seven of the top 10 lots.

Thursday, July 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Margaux sale: why NY?

Why has Château Margaux chosen to hold its ex-cellar sale in New York rather than Hong Kong like its fellow firsts?

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 No Comments »

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