The first battle of the American Civil War took place on this day in 1861 and excited civilians gathered to watch the event with picnic hampers and Champagne to hand.
Suffolk-based retailer Adnams is upping its focus on its own label wine range, with the addition of a new tier of premium wines this autumn.
Charlotte Calvet from the Bordeaux-based Calvet wine family has launched an online wine retailer inspired by the fashion world’s use of seasonal collections.
Heiress to Bordeaux first growth Château Margaux Alexandra Petit-Mentzelopoulos is to open a wine bar in London’s Marylebone.
Our post referendum trawl of value and performance in the fine market this week brings us to the Super-Seconds. Which are up and which are down?
Barsac estate Château Climens will open its doors to visitors by appointment from this September.
The founders of London-based independent wine merchant Bottle Apostle, Andrew Eakin and Naomi Murtagh, have bought Château Puynard in Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux.
The 1989 vintage of Pessac first growth Haut-Brion hit an all time high of £14,846 a case on the Liv-ex Exchange this week.
A futuristic winery designed by French architect Phillippe Starck to look like a “raw metal blade plunged in the terroir” has opened at Château les Carmes Haut-Brion in Bordeaux.
Most vintages from the first growth and super second sectors have firmed up nicely of late, and the ‘second’ wines of the firsts in particular have been motoring.
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