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Bordeaux

Bordeaux 2015: trickle of releases continues

The Bordeaux en primeur campaign continues at a crawl with recent releases doing little to stir much excitement.

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 No Comments »

HDH celebrates ‘superb’ auction

US auction house Hart Davis Hart is celebrating its May sale which brought in US$5.9 million thanks to demand for Bordeaux, Champagne and cult Napa Cab.

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Magritte wine bottle nude fetches $700k

Christie’s New York has sold a work by artist René Magritte that was painted on an empty bottle of claret for over US$700,000.

Friday, May 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2015: Clos Marquis and Clerc Milon

Clos du Marquis, Clerc Milon and Rieussec have added their names to the growing list of en primeur releases but the increases are getting bigger.

Thursday, May 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2015: ‘ravishing’ Alter Ego released

Château Palmer has released the price of its second wine ‘Alter Ego’, which at €44 is just over 14% more the opening price of the 2014 wine.

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 No Comments »

Jefferson’s wine purchases digitised

The New York Public Library has digitised some of the wine purchases of the US’s most well-known oenophile president, Thomas Jefferson.

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2015: pace of releases picks up

The number of en primeur releases is starting to pick up with Pape Clément, Armailhac, Malescot St Exupéry and Langoa Barton now out.

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016 No Comments »

1,400 bottles of DRC on sale in Geneva

Baghera Wines will auction over 1,400 bottles of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti in Geneva this month, at an auction its founder says will “go down in history”.

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016 No Comments »

Top Bordeaux to lead Bonhams sale

Bordeaux and Champagne make up the lion’s share of Bonhams upcoming fine wine sale in London.

Monday, May 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2015: Beychevelle kicks off the week

After a short lull in releases the Bordeaux en primeur campaign continues this morning with Beychevelle and Lafleur – are their prices “fair”?

Monday, May 9th, 2016 No Comments »

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