A Chinese buyer has acquired a Northern Médoc property from its French and Dutch owners who decided to sell following recent difficult vintages, especially this year when hail decimated its crop.
Sales of Burgundy have overtaken those of Bordeaux for the first time in American auction house Acker Merrall & Condit’s history.
Vinexpo’s next instalment in Bordeaux in June 2015 will include a number of new features, including an entire repositioning of the exhibition site.
Not all strong brands among fine wines come with crazy prices attached, as the latest Liv-ex ranking reveals.
Sotheby’s is offering an ex-cellar collection of Mouton-Rothschild in Hong Kong next year, with bottles dating back to the late 19th century.
Will next year’s Bordeaux futures campaign see a large scale return to the market of US buyers and how will that affect the campaign amid calls for cuts?
A less Bordeaux-centric market has driven recent Port vintages upwards at surprising rates and the potential for bigger returns on older vintages is also growing.
US fine wine auctioneer, Hart Davis Hart, looks set to remain the country’s number one wine seller this year as the US market continues to grow.
Bordeaux producers have only “one more vintage to get it right” in terms of pricing and reviving demand, according to Simon Berry of Berry Bros. & Rudd.
Almost a year to the day since the helicopter crash that claimed the life of James Gregoire of Château de la Rivière, his family has bought Château Ripeau in St Emilion.
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