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Friday 19 December 2014

Bordeaux

Sotheby’s sale to offer ‘best of the best’

Auction house Sotheby’s is to offer the “best of the best” at its next Hong Kong auction next month with over 200 lots of the world’s finest wines up for grabs.

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Chinese wine dealer smashes fake Lafite

A wine merchant in the Chinese city of Shenzen has held a public destruction of several bottles of fake Lafite he bought at auction.

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 2 Comments »

Bordeaux 2014: between 08 and 10 in quality

The CEO of Château Palmer and sales director of Pichon-Baron have tentatively hailed the 2014 vintage in Bordeaux as the best since 2010.

Friday, November 21st, 2014 1 Comment »

Bordeaux not ‘too expensive’

Bordeaux’s new advertising campaign has been designed to dispel the notion that the region is too expensive, according to Allan Sichel.

Thursday, November 20th, 2014 2 Comments »

HDH to finish year with ‘magnificent’ sale

US auction house Hart Davis Hart is hoping to see out the year in style with a sale it hopes will net between US$4-$7 million.

Thursday, November 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Sichel predicts 30% drop in primeur prices

Bordeaux en primeur prices could drop by up to 30% compared to last year if one takes into account a newly weakened euro, believes Allan Sichel.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 1 Comment »

Week in pictures: Asia

The obligatory Burgundy tasting out of the way, it’s been cakes, Jura and ship-spotting in Hong Kong of late.

Monday, November 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux gold bottle trend gathers pace

Médoc estate Rollan de By has followed the lead of Mouton Rothschild and Angélus by launching a collection of wines housed in gold-embossed bottles.

Thursday, November 13th, 2014 3 Comments »

Baroness Philippine’s last label revealed

The last Château Mouton Rothschild wine label commissioned by the late Baroness Philippine de Rothschild has been revealed.

Thursday, November 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Sisseck: Ribera 2014 is ‘beyond exciting’

Ribera’s 2014 vintage could be “something outstanding”, according to the producer of Ribera del Duero’s Pingus, Peter Sisseck.

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 No Comments »

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