Burgundy’s bull run of the auction circuit continued apace this week with Domaine de la Romanée-Conti and Henri Jayer topping Sotheby’s best lots.
This year’s wines from Pauillac and Pomerol are “a joyous triumph over adversity” writes AXA MD Christian Seely, who added that detractors of the vintage will be “agreeably surprised”.
The poor performance of Left Bank Bordeaux frustrated merchants this year and the Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 is facing an unparalleled third consecutive slump.
The top châteaux in Bordeaux could hold back from producing a grand vin this year and instead plough production into their second wines, according to one MW.
A sparkling surprise is in store for visitors to the ancient underground caves of St Emilion.
With tiny yields, questionable quality and buyers and commentators sharpening their knives, is the 2013 en primeur campaign destined for disaster before it’s even begun?
Wines from the cellar of the official Paris residence of French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault are to go under the hammer today in a bid to tackle national debt.
A sneak preview of the renovations at St Emilion’s Château Angélus.
Viticultural conditions in China make fine wine production difficult and bulk wine production expensive, according to Li Demei, vice general secretary of the China Wine Association.
US auction house Zachys is celebrating its biggest ever sale in Asia with over HK$52 million made last week, while Christie’s set a new world record for Burgundy at the same time.
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