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Thursday 21 August 2014

Bordeaux

Liv-ex 100 index falls in October

The Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 index fell slightly in October but the top moving wines were all 2009s – particularly Right Bank and affordable Left Bordeaux.

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 No Comments »

Fake wine now accounts for 20% of market

Fake wines now account for 20% of global wine sales according to unofficial industry estimates published in regional French newspaper Sud Ouest.

Monday, November 4th, 2013 1 Comment »

Warnings of false label trading on web

The trafficking of false labels of fine wine is apparently soaring on the internet as one such fraudster in Bordeaux was recently jailed for four months.

Friday, November 1st, 2013 No Comments »

World facing ‘deepest’ wine shortage in 40 years

The world is facing its “deepest” wine shortage in 40 years, according to a report released this week by Morgan Stanley that has raised fears in the industry.

Thursday, October 31st, 2013 No Comments »

Las Cases vines poisoned by neighbour

Six hectares of Léoville Las Cases’ vineyards have been accidentally poisoned by its neighbour Léoville Poyferré.

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 1 Comment »

Bordeaux 2013: hardest of past 30 years

2013 marks a trio of difficult vintages in Bordeaux, but this year was the hardest of the past 30 years believes one château owner.

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 No Comments »

05 Haut-Brion slips below £5,000

The 2005 vintage of Haut-Brion has dipped below £5,000 a case on Liv-ex, further strengthening the index’s claim it offers the best value of the first growths.

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 No Comments »

Hit the road, Jack!

Wine doesn’t sell itself – especially Bordeaux right now – so it’s time to see some customers.

Monday, October 28th, 2013 No Comments »

09 Lafite trails Latour

The 2009 vintages of Lafite and Latour find themselves in very different places four years after their release, with a 30% gap in pricing now separating the two.

Friday, October 25th, 2013 No Comments »

Case of 1961 makes £100k at auction

A case of 1961 Château Latour à Pomerol from the cellars of its one-time owner, Madame Lacoste-Loubat, was sold for over £100,000 at auction this week.

Friday, October 25th, 2013 1 Comment »

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