Prince Robert of Luxembourg has predicted his recent purchase in St Emilion is poised to become “an equal” to first growth Haut Brion and La Mission Haut Brion.
US auctioneer Hart Davis Hart has opened its autumn sales season with a US$6.6 million auction in Chicago, Burgundy leading the way.
Acker Merrall & Condit’s first Hong Kong sale of the autumn season proved the continuing health of the Asian auction market.
The desire to own vineyard land in Burgundy has reached fever pitch, with one producer in the region comparing it to buying a piece of the Eiffel Tower.
The widely reported fine wine boom in China never really happened according to Simon Staples of Berry Bros & Rudd.
The run up to the 2014 vintage in France has been nothing if not erratic but, as the harvest kicks off in earnest, it may turn out alright.
An Indian summer and burst of September sunshine in Bordeaux may have rescued the fortunes of the 2014 vintage.
Allan Sichel, managing director of Bordeaux-based négociant, Maison Sichel, on his biggest vices, campfires and funeral wines.
A steadying fine wine market with boosts from Asia and the US have given a leg up to Bordeaux Index’s results in the first half of the year.
With the fine wine market filled with cautious confidence and Bordeaux seeing signs of rehabilitation, Liv-ex has pointed to the 2005 vintage as worthy of a revisit.
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