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Friday 28 November 2014

Bordeaux

Non first growths show value in 09

Although wines from Bordeaux have seen high levels of decline in the last couple of years, away from the first growths there are many estates offering good value.

Monday, July 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Sotheby’s two day sale makes £1.3m

UK auction house Sotheby’s held a two day sale in London last week that achieved nearly £1.3 million as sales for the first half of the year rose 33% on the same period in 2013.

Monday, July 21st, 2014 2 Comments »

On this day 1453…England loses Bordeaux

On this day in 1453 the battle of Castillon was fought, bringing an end to the Hundred Years War and England’s hold on Bordeaux.

Thursday, July 17th, 2014 No Comments »

HDH takes number one spot in US

Auction house Hart Davis Hart has taken the number one position in the US as the first half of the year draws to a close.

Friday, July 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Saint-Emilion property sold to Vauthier

Alain Vauthier of Château Ausone has acquired Château La Clotte in Saint Emilion ending speculation as to which leading wine producer would do so.

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Classics to dominate Bonhams sale

A rare Burgundy and historic Bordeaux lead the Bonhams July sale alongside some other French classics.

Monday, July 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux blanc tops blind tasting

Bordeaux blanc performed best in a blind tasting of top-end oaked Sauvignon Blancs from around the world held in London last week.

Monday, July 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Most popular wines of 2014 – so far

Liv-ex has compiled a list of the most searched-for wines on its website and while Bordeaux still dominates the rise of the rest of the world is also evident.

Monday, July 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Over 1,000 rare lots at London sale

Sotheby’s has lined up over 1,000 “who’s who” lots of top flight Bordeaux, Burgundy and Rhône for its London sale later this month.

Friday, July 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Michael Cox inspires marathon effort

Friends and family of Michael Cox, Master of the Vintners, who died earlier this year, have announced plans to run this year’s Médoc marathon in his memory.

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

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