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Wednesday 22 October 2014

Bordeaux

Malescasse bites the bullet on 2013 vintage

Château Malescasse, a cru bourgeois in Haut Médoc, will not make a 2013 vintage at all, selling off its wine as AOC Haut Médoc at a cut price rate.

Friday, February 7th, 2014 1 Comment »

Bordeaux is on the rise

Good news for hardworking vignerons, not such good news for river-front home owners.

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Body of James Grégoire recovered

The body of Château de la Rivière’s former owner, James Grégoire, has been found in the Dordogne over a month after the deadly crash in Bordeaux.

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Fine Wine 100 dips in January

The Fine Wine 100 index closed with a loss in January, the first time it has done so in 12 years but Bordeaux dominated the best performing wines.

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Super Bowls vs fine wine

Is there a correlation between great Super Bowls and great fine wine vintages? There is…sort of…if you squint very hard.

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 2 Comments »

Hart Davis Hart offers cellar of ‘impeccable’ provenance

Hart Davis Hart is to auction 10,000 bottles from the cellar of the late Herbert Bridges Harris Jr.

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 No Comments »

“Can you hear me Major Tom?”

No fixed destination, just a continuing quest to see what wines might be out there.

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

Rebecca Murphy picks out a “scrumptiously fun” Spanish Grenache and Dave McIntyre selects some “affordable” Bordeaux blends.

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014 3 Comments »

Chilean winery releases 27-litre ‘Goliath’

Lapostolle has announced the release of a ‘goliath’ bottle containing 27 litres of its Clos Apalta wine.

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Liv-ex launches Fine Wine 1000 index

Liv-ex has launched a new fine wine index covering more wine regions to reflect the changing shape of what is now a US$4 billion market.

Friday, January 17th, 2014 No Comments »

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