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Thursday 29 September 2016 loc: GB

Bordeaux

Fine wine climbs in July

July saw further progress for the fine wine market as the Liv-ex 100 climbed for the eighth consecutive month on the back of the weaker pound sterling.

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

Rhône shines at iDealwine

A bottle of 1961 Hermitage La Chapelle was the most expensive wine sold by online auctioneer iDealwine in the first half of the year.

Friday, July 29th, 2016 No Comments »

On to the Right Bank

There is always a suspicion that it is the lower cost wines that lead the way off the bottom after a long consolidation, but the Right Bank wines’ performance since the referendum vote gives the lie to that.

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 No Comments »

Updates to Liv-ex 100 announced

Liv-ex has announced that it has made a number of changes to the Liv-ex 100 index in its annual update, with two Bordeaux labels now being listed for the first time.

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 No Comments »

Bordeaux legend Denis Dubourdieu dies

Renowned French wine consultant and winemaker Denis Dubourdieu has died at the age of 67 following a battle with cancer.

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 No Comments »

2005 claret – a year on from Parker retrospective

A year after Robert Parker’s much anticipated retrospective of the Bordeaux 2005 vintage, which estates have profited the most?

Monday, July 25th, 2016 No Comments »

On this day 1861… Champagne at Bull Run

The first battle of the American Civil War took place on this day in 1861 and excited civilians gathered to watch the event with picnic hampers and Champagne to hand.

Thursday, July 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Adnams boosts own-label with premium tier

Suffolk-based retailer Adnams is upping its focus on its own label wine range, with the addition of a new tier of premium wines this autumn.

Thursday, July 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Wine retailer inspired by fashion launched

Charlotte Calvet from the Bordeaux-based Calvet wine family has launched an online wine retailer inspired by the fashion world’s use of seasonal collections.

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Château Margaux heiress to open London wine bar

Heiress to Bordeaux first growth Château Margaux Alexandra Petit-Mentzelopoulos is to open a wine bar in London’s Marylebone.

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 No Comments »

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