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Sunday 23 November 2014

Bordeaux

Bordeaux 2014: between 08 and 10 in quality

The CEO of Château Palmer and sales director of Pichon-Baron have tentatively hailed the 2014 vintage in Bordeaux as the best since 2010.

Friday, November 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux not ‘too expensive’

Bordeaux’s new advertising campaign has been designed to dispel the notion that the region is too expensive, according to Allan Sichel.

Thursday, November 20th, 2014 2 Comments »

HDH to finish year with ‘magnificent’ sale

US auction house Hart Davis Hart is hoping to see out the year in style with a sale it hopes will net between US$4-$7 million.

Thursday, November 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Sichel predicts 30% drop in primeur prices

Bordeaux en primeur prices could drop by up to 30% compared to last year if one takes into account a newly weakened euro, believes Allan Sichel.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 1 Comment »

Week in pictures: Asia

The obligatory Burgundy tasting out of the way, it’s been cakes, Jura and ship-spotting in Hong Kong of late.

Monday, November 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux gold bottle trend gathers pace

Médoc estate Rollan de By has followed the lead of Mouton Rothschild and Angélus by launching a collection of wines housed in gold-embossed bottles.

Thursday, November 13th, 2014 3 Comments »

Baroness Philippine’s last label revealed

The last Château Mouton Rothschild wine label commissioned by the late Baroness Philippine de Rothschild has been revealed.

Thursday, November 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Sisseck: Ribera 2014 is ‘beyond exciting’

Ribera’s 2014 vintage could be “something outstanding”, according to the producer of Ribera del Duero’s Pingus, Peter Sisseck.

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Wilkinson unleashes first growth bonanza

London-based Wilkinson Vintners are selling over 700 cases of first growths with vintages stretching back to a 1945 Château Haut Brion.

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Crisis looms if Bordeaux fails with 2014

Liv-ex director James Miles has delivered a stark warning to Château-owners in the run-up to next year’s en primeur.

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 No Comments »

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