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Tuesday 21 October 2014

Bordeaux

A Sad Farewell

The tragic helicopter crash in the Dordogne remains an open case but today’s news brings closure for one victim’s family as the body of Peng Wang is identified.

Thursday, January 16th, 2014 6 Comments »

Bordeaux copter crash victim identified

A body found in the Dordogne river last weekend has been formally identified as one of the victims from the recent helicopter crash in Bordeaux.

Thursday, January 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux still top regional wine at auction

Bordeaux was still the top wine by volume for Sotheby’s in 2013 despite the Burgundy surge headed by Domaine de la Romanée-Conti.

Thursday, January 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Sotheby’s top 10 wines by value 2013

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti was the most valuable fine wine sold by Sotheby’s in 2013.

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 No Comments »

05 Bordeaux prices slipping

There has been a substantial price drop for some Bordeaux 2005s since 2011, with many trading well below their peak.

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 No Comments »

New merchant eyes fine wine resurgence

A new wine merchant, backed by a group of high profile investors, has started trading as its founder suggests that the fine wine marketplace is about to pick up.

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Body found in Dordogne may be from crash

A body found in the Dordogne last weekend may be one of the victims from the recent helicopter crash and is possibly one of the Chinese occupants.

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Letter claims Bordeaux crash not an accident

A menacing letter claiming that the recent helicopter crash in Bordeaux was not an accident has been sent to a local newspaper as well as estate agents in the area.

Friday, January 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine and Warfare part 12: Vineyards under attack

Wine and Warfare looks at the resilience of France’s vineyards from the Hundred Years War, through the campaigns of Napoleon to the ravages of WW2.

Friday, January 10th, 2014 No Comments »

DRC: overstretched?

Domaine de la Romanée Conti’s Liv-ex index has put on a strong show in recent years while Bordeaux prices have stuttered, but there is a chance that prices could become unbalanced

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014 No Comments »

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