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Sunday 29 November 2015


Bordeaux sweetens up Hong Kong and China

Under the name of “Sweet Bordeaux”, 10 Bordeaux appellations have focused on Hong Kong and China this year as key areas of growth.

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Haut-Brion ‘61 snapped up at London sale

Magnums and double magnums of 2000 Mouton Rothschild and nine bottles of Haut-Brion 1961 were among the top lots at Sotheby’s latest London sale.

Friday, October 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

South Korean artist designs Mouton 2013 label

South Korean painter Lee Ufan has been unveiled as the artist behind the Château Mouton Rothschild 2013 label; a vintage many in the region would like to forget.

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015 No Comments »

1415: Making bottles of their bellies

In the second part of our look at wine in the Agincourt campaign, we turn our attention to medieval viticulture, how did they make wine then and what did it taste like?

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Queen serves Ridgeview to Chinese premier

China’s president Xi Jinping was treated to English sparkling wine, white Burgundy, first growth Bordeaux and Vin de Constance at last night’s UK state dinner.

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015 4 Comments »

2010 claret dominates wine trading

There was a high level of activity surrounding 2010 Bordeaux on Liv-ex last week, as the vintage accounted for 42.8% of all Bordeaux trade by value.

Monday, October 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Margaux lot sells out at Sotheby’s

An ex-cellar consignment of Château Margaux was completely sold in New York at the weekend, making over US$2 million.

Monday, October 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux 09 vs 10: why the gaps?

A number of Bordeaux estates hold exactly the same score for their 2009 and 2010 vintages yet the pricing for both is rarely equal.

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Porsche Champagne cellar goes on sale

A vertical Champagne cellar designed by Porsche in collaboration with Veuve Clicquot is to go under the hammer in London at a Sotheby’s sale this month.

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Unsteady start to October for fine wine

Following a steady August and September the fine wine market got off to a less than perfect start in October.

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 No Comments »

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