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Tuesday 27 September 2016 loc: US

Bordeaux

Sotheby’s to hold largest HK sale

Sotheby’s is to auction three fine wine cellars over two days in Hong Kong this October for an estimated US$8- $11 million.

Friday, September 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Cru Bourgeois teams up with WSET to attract younger tasters

Crus Bourgeois du Médoc is working with the WSET to encourage and the Association of Wine Educators to encourage their students to attend the organisation’s annual UK tasting this month.

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016 No Comments »

US billionaire swoops on Bordeaux estates

A US billionaire has bought three châteaux on the Right Bank of Bordeaux in one fell swoop.

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Château Palmer to host Picasso exhibition

Bordeaux third growth Château Palmer is to put on an exhibition at its estate in Margaux featuring a collection of black-and-white photographs of Pablo Picasso.

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Sauternes abounds at Sotheby’s sale

Sotheby’s first London fine wine sale of the winter season includes rare Sauternes and Champagne among the more usual cornucopia of claret and Burgundy.

Monday, September 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Liv-ex 1000 hits record high

The Liv-ex 1000 index hit a new all-time high in August, exceeding even the China-driven peak in 2011, while the Fine Wine 100 entered its ninth month of positive gains.

Monday, September 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Friarwood Fine Wine branches into e-commerce

London wine merchant Friarwood Fine Wines is stepping up its ambition with the launch of its new e-commerce business next month, as it plans further retail expansion.

Friday, September 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

Bonhams announces autumn line-up

Auctioneer Bonhams has announced the line-up for its first fine wine sale of the autumn, which will be dominated by Burgundy and Bordeaux.

Thursday, September 1st, 2016 No Comments »

A time to hedge one’s bets?

We were very interested to see this headline over the weekend: “Hedge funds pile up record bets against sterling”. Without going too deeply into the arguments, these denizens of Mayfair seem to think that the economy is going to struggle post Brexit and that interest rates are due to stay low for some time.

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 No Comments »

Crus Bourgeois president dies aged 54

Frédéric de Luze, president of the Médoc Crus Bourgeois, has died at the age of 54 following a long illness, the organisation has confirmed.

Friday, August 26th, 2016 No Comments »

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