Chicago-based auction house Hart Davis Hart has announced its first auction of 2016 will be held later this month.
It was a clean sweep for Bordeaux at Sotheby’s latest London sale with wines from the region accounting for the 10 top-selling lots.
Of all the second wines buyers are seeking out currently, Petit Mouton is attracting the most attention.
As the 2013 Bordeaux vintage is released, have declining prices finally made its wines a more appealing prospect?
Alfred and Melanie Tesseron of Bordeaux fifth growth Pontet-Canet have purchased the late Robin Williams’ Napa vineyard after its asking price was slashed to US$22.9 million (£16m).
Bordeaux estates are ‘testing the waters’ with ex-cellar releases ahead of this year’s en primeur campaign.
The year ‘1855’ has been officially recognised as a “traditional term” by the EU, meaning companies are no longer allowed to use it as or in their name.
Haut-Brion’s parent company, Domaine Clarence Dillon, has opened a restaurant and fine wine shop in a mansion in central Paris as part of its 80th anniversary celebrations.
A case of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti’s Romanée-Conti 1990 has made HK$1.5 million at Zachys’ sale in Hong Kong.
If you think the markets are currently worrying excessively about things which have long been known about, then be on the lookout for bargains. And remember to diversify.
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