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Thursday 26 November 2015


Fine wine vs an apt metaphor

Storms, natural phenomena, death, sex? How best to describe the blossoming of interest in certain fine wine vintages?

Monday, July 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2005: trade falls away

Trade in the recently upgraded Bordeaux 2005 vintage is already slowing on the Liv-ex platform after an explosive, initial burst.

Monday, July 13th, 2015 1 Comment »

Record primeur year for Angludet

Château d’Angludet in Margaux has said the 2014 en primeur was its “best ever” in the UK, with the entire allocation sold out.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Pavie a second growth after all?

Liv-ex has released the results of its bi-annual classification of the Right Bank and found Pavie to not quite live up to its “A” status when it comes to price.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Who’s who’ line-up at London sale

A “who’s who” of fine wines will feature at Sotheby’s London sale on 15 July from Burgundy to Bordeaux, Tuscany and the Rhône.

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux samples to boast diversity

Bordeaux wine samples are being sent to 800 UK trade professionals this month as the CIVB seeks to demonstrate the region’s diversity.

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Fine wine in focus: 1996 Bordeaux

Almost 20 years old now the 1996s have climbed solidly in price but some have gone further on weaker laurels than those whose promise was noted at an early age.

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 2 Comments »

Is Parker wrong about the 05 Médocs?

With no Médoc wines gaining 100-points in Robert Parker’s retrospective of the 2005 vintage, one firm has asked: “Has the time come to just ignore Parker’s view of the 05s?”

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 3 Comments »

China recognises ‘Bordeaux’

China has said it now recognises the term “Bordeaux” as a brand after what has been a four year struggle by the French government.

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Hart Davis Hart biggest in US

Chicago-based wine auctioneer Hart Davis Hart is the market leader in the US in the first half of 2015 having turned over US$20 million so far this year.

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 No Comments »

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