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Saturday 10 December 2016 loc: GB

Bordeaux

Yves Saint Laurent wine to be auctioned

A fantastic array of rare Champagne and claret belonging to Yves Saint Laurent’s partner, Pierre Bergé, is to be auctioned in Paris next week.

Friday, March 4th, 2016 No Comments »

Rest of the world gives way to Bordeaux

The ‘Rest of the World 50’ sub-index on the Liv-ex Fine Wine 1000 declined in February as Bordeaux continued to make (small) gains.

Friday, March 4th, 2016 No Comments »

American oak ‘not suited to Cabernet’

American oak “does not match” with Cabernet Sauvignon, according to Brad Grimes, winemaker at Napa’s Abreu Vineyards.

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016 22 Comments »

Bordeaux Index rebrands to ‘BI’

Fine wine merchant Bordeaux Index has rebranded to the simpler ‘BI’ to better reflect its diverse range and expertise.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

All about Champagne in February

Prestige cuvée Champagnes were among the leading brands in February as the Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 index rose 1.2%, its biggest gain in over a year.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

Best-selling labels at Sotheby’s in 2015

The fine wine auction scene is certainly heating up, especially at Sotheby’s. Here, we take you through last year’s biggest selling labels at the famous auction house.

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Crémant production rises in Bordeaux

The 2015 harvest in Bordeaux included a substantial rise in the amount of wine destined for crémant production and a fall in that for rosé.

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Sotheby’s sales make over US$3m

Sotheby’s fine wine sales in London and New York made over US$3 million and included the first sale in Ornellaia’s ‘Archivio Storico’ project.

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: Pinot-like evolution

At its best the 2013 Bordeaux vintage is becoming increasingly Pinot Noir-like as it ages, argues critic Jean-Marc Quarin.

Monday, February 29th, 2016 No Comments »

DRC tops Sotheby’s ranking, Mouton close behind

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti was the most profitable wine label for auction house Sotheby’s last year, while Mouton made significant gains.

Friday, February 26th, 2016 No Comments »

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