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Saturday 24 January 2015

Bordeaux

Poor vintages force château sale

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.

Monday, December 22nd, 2014 1 Comment »

Burgundy overtakes Bordeaux at auction

Sales of Burgundy have overtaken those of Bordeaux for the first time in American auction house Acker Merrall & Condit’s history.

Monday, December 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Vinexpo unveils new features for 2015

Vinexpo’s next instalment in Bordeaux in June 2015 will include a number of new features, including an entire repositioning of the exhibition site.

Friday, December 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Liv-ex reveals top value brands of 2014

Not all strong brands among fine wines come with crazy prices attached, as the latest Liv-ex ranking reveals.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Mouton bets on success in Year of the Ram

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.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2014: send for the cavalry?

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?

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Growing price appreciation for old Port?

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.

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 No Comments »

HDH top of the US auction charts

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.

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Berry warns Bordeaux over 2014 prices

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.

Monday, December 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Copter crash victim’s family buys château

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.

Friday, December 12th, 2014 No Comments »

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