Lapostolle has announced the release of a ‘goliath’ bottle containing 27 litres of its Clos Apalta wine.
Liv-ex has launched a new fine wine index covering more wine regions to reflect the changing shape of what is now a US$4 billion market.
Bordeaux négociant, Maison Sichel, has invested €10 million in a new storage facility for fine wine.
The tragic helicopter crash in the Dordogne remains an open case but today’s news brings closure for one victim’s family as the body of Peng Wang is identified.
A body found in the Dordogne river last weekend has been formally identified as one of the victims from the recent helicopter crash in Bordeaux.
Bordeaux was still the top wine by volume for Sotheby’s in 2013 despite the Burgundy surge headed by Domaine de la Romanée-Conti.
Domaine de la Romanée-Conti was the most valuable fine wine sold by Sotheby’s in 2013.
There has been a substantial price drop for some Bordeaux 2005s since 2011, with many trading well below their peak.
A new wine merchant, backed by a group of high profile investors, has started trading as its founder suggests that the fine wine marketplace is about to pick up.
A body found in the Dordogne last weekend may be one of the victims from the recent helicopter crash and is possibly one of the Chinese occupants.
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