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Sunday 11 December 2016 loc: GB

Bordeaux

Battlefield vineyards: Part 1

We rundown some of the most famous – and occasionally not so famous – battles that have taken place in vineyards.

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 1 Comment »

Screaming Eagle and DP to lead Bonhams sales

Napa super star Screaming Eagle will be the centre of attention at Bonhams’ next auction in San Francisco, while rare Dom Pérignon will be up for sale in London.

Friday, November 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Chinese juice company quietly snaps up 11 Bordeaux wineries

China’s leading juice maker, Huiyuan Juice Group, has quietly snapped up 11 Bordeaux wineries since 2014, and is apparently in talks to acquire an, undisclosed, grand cru classé château.

Friday, November 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Spotting anomalies and differentials

It’s important to analyse each and every opportunity, because there is usually a good reason for a price differential, but you have to distinguish between a price differential and an anomaly.

Thursday, November 17th, 2016 1 Comment »

Diversify Fine Wine to capitalise on Brexit

Investors need to keep a broad and diverse portfolio of fine wines to maximize their return in the wake of the Brexit vote, new research by Vin-X has demonstrated

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Chauvin: A mother/daughter partnership

Mother and daughter Sylvie Cazes and Julie Regimbeau are the driving forces behind Chateau Chauvin. They sit down with dbHK and explain their transformations in the vineyard and visions for the future.

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 No Comments »

David Hockney designs latest Mouton label

English painter David Hockney has designed the label for the 2014 vintage of Pauillac first growth Château Mouton Rothschild.

Thursday, November 10th, 2016 No Comments »

Château Kirwan owner dies

Jean-Henri Schÿler, owner of Bordeaux third-growth Château Kirwan and négociant Maison Schröder & Schÿler, has died aged 85.

Monday, November 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Wine fraudster fined £7.1m over ‘moon wines’

A Bordeaux wine producer has been jailed for two years and fined €8m (£7.1m) for blending cheaper wines with higher-end vintages, passing them off as the more prestigious label.

Friday, November 4th, 2016 1 Comment »

Collection of ‘stunning beauty’ to be sold in London

Sotheby’s is to auction a collection of fine wines in London later this month, described as “one of the most exciting collections to come to auction in years.”

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 No Comments »

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