Allan Sichel, managing director of Bordeaux-based négociant, Maison Sichel, on his biggest vices, campfires and funeral wines.
A steadying fine wine market with boosts from Asia and the US have given a leg up to Bordeaux Index’s results in the first half of the year.
With the fine wine market filled with cautious confidence and Bordeaux seeing signs of rehabilitation, Liv-ex has pointed to the 2005 vintage as worthy of a revisit.
First growth Château Latour has re-released its 1996, 2001 and 2002 vintages, with less of a premium than its previous ex-cellar releases.
An empty bottle of wine signed by the world’s first man in space and used to toast a doomed mission is to go under the hammer at auction.
It won’t be another “vintage of the century”, but 2014 could be “just what Bordeaux needs,” says ex-pat grower and winemaker, Gavin Quinney.
The Wine Etc franchise of wine shops is expanding its operations to Happy Valley in Hong Kong this weekend.
Vinexpo has appointed two new directors, including a former employee at the Tax Free World Association.
The Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 saw a small but palpable lift in August with Lafite leading the way as the growing signs that the overall decline in the market is nearing an end bear (a little) fruit.
Dancing snow leopards, premium saké by Japanese footballers and moon cakes – the season is just getting started for the Hong Kong drinks industry.
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