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Sunday 21 December 2014

Bordeaux

Wilkinson unleashes first growth bonanza

London-based Wilkinson Vintners are selling over 700 cases of first growths with vintages stretching back to a 1945 Château Haut Brion.

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Crisis looms if Bordeaux fails with 2014

Liv-ex director James Miles has delivered a stark warning to Château-owners in the run-up to next year’s en primeur.

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 No Comments »

HDH Bordeaux sale realises US$5m

Hart Davis Hart’s Bordeaux-only sale realised just over US$5 million in a sale that was said to “bode well for Bordeaux’s future”.

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Cult Cabs dominate Wally’s sale

California’s Harlan and Screaming Eagle wines achieved huge premiums on their estimates, setting new records at Wally’s and Crush auctions in New York last week.

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Liv-ex 100 up for a third month

The Liv-ex 100 index saw positive growth for a third consecutive month in October, while the Liv-ex 50 ran flat.

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 No Comments »

What’s hot in HK: Goedhuis

The worst days of Bordeaux seem to be behind it, while Burgundy continues to see lots of activity says Tom Stopford Sackville of Goedhuis Wines.

Monday, November 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Pontet-Canet declassification a mystery?

The Tesseron family claims to remain in the dark over the rejection of the 2012 vintage of its second wine by the AOC board.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Who are France’s biggest wine drinkers?

Following France’s return to the top of the table for global wine production, figures have been released showing regional wine consumption across France.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Australia and Bordeaux take centre stage

The 2008 vintages of Penfolds Grange and non-first growth crus classés took centre stage in the fine wine world this week.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Life beyond Burgundy for US auctions

If Burgundy has been grabbing the headlines in this season’s US wine auctions, Chicago’s Hart Davis Hart hopes to redress the balance with its first Bordeaux only sale this Thursday.

Monday, October 27th, 2014 No Comments »

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