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Friday 26 August 2016 loc: GB

Bordeaux

1989 Haut-Brion hits new high

The 1989 vintage of Pessac first growth Haut-Brion hit an all time high of £14,846 a case on the Liv-ex Exchange this week.

Thursday, July 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Starck’s ‘metal blade’ Bordeaux winery revealed

A futuristic winery designed by French architect Phillippe Starck to look like a “raw metal blade plunged in the terroir” has opened at Château les Carmes Haut-Brion in Bordeaux.

Thursday, July 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Seconds on the move

Most vintages from the first growth and super second sectors have firmed up nicely of late, and the ‘second’ wines of the firsts in particular have been motoring.

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 1 Comment »

10 of the world’s best wine trails

Charting ten of the best wine trails in the world to meander through.

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 2 Comments »

CIVB elects new president

Allan Sichel of Maison Sichel has been appointed the new president of the Conseil Interprofessionnel du Vin de Bordeaux (CIVB) for the next three years.

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Of Brexit and first growths

As currency fluctuates and stock markets struggle to hold their nerve in the wake of ‘Brexit’, fine wine is gliding on apparently quite unconcerned.

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Broader fine wine market soars in June

The Liv-ex Fine Wine 1000, which tracks a broad selection of fine wines, rose 3.4% last month.

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Up and up for fine wine in June

June saw the Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 index rise for the seventh consecutive month as the recovery of the market continues apace.

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Confiscated Bordeaux makes €10m

A collection of Bordeaux seized as collateral after a soured business deal between a négociant and a Chinese client has been sold for almost €10 million.

Thursday, June 30th, 2016 No Comments »

2015 first growths – the offer you can refuse

Normally a mainstay of any en primeur campaign with pricing judged to be fair, the first growths stumbled this year.

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 No Comments »

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