Huge amounts of counterfeit wines are yet to be uncovered according to Serena Sutcliffe MW.
The US fine wine market is significantly bigger than many believe according to Vinfolio chairman Jean-Michel Valette MW.
Attendees of Vienna’s Fine and Rare Wine Specialist course were shown the evolution of Californian wine on day one of the education programme.
As inflation increases in Western Europe, the Fine Wine Fund has reminded investors – with reference to a new book – that fine wine, like gold, is a store of value.
The world’s five biggest auction houses have reported a 25% slump during the first half of 2012.
Château Calon-Ségur has been sold to Suravenir Assurances for €170 million.
The biennial Fête le Vin is so concerned about alcohol abuse that they encourage festival-goers to only taste, and not swallow, the wine.
China’s second largest food maker, Bright Food Group, is to buy a 70% stake in independent wine broker Diva Bordeaux.
Its judgement day for Bordeaux en primeur as Liv-ex casts an eye over the best and the rest in its prestige survey.
Of all the first growths Lafite has proven to be the worst performer in the first half of 2012.
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