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Tuesday 28 July 2015

Bordeaux

Points difference

How broad is the price variation between the cheapest and most expensive vintages in Bordeaux?

Thursday, June 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux trade suffering mid-June

Bordeaux’s share of trade on Liv-ex in the middle of June is at a new low for 2015 but is it a blip or the result of a so-so en primeur campaign?

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Sotheby’s wine sales top $10m in NYC

Sotheby’s wine sales in New York have exceeded US$10 million in the first half of this year following a successful sale last weekend.

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 biggest drinks industry acquisitions

With Chinese buyers snapping up Bordeaux châteaux at a rate of knots and continued consolidation among former rivals, the drinks world is ever-changing.

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Margaux unveils new buildings

Château Margaux has officially opened its new winery buildings designed by Sir Norman Foster, in time for the estate’s bicentenary.

Monday, June 15th, 2015 No Comments »

En Primeur: Asia market ‘has matured’

This year’s en primeur campaign has been hailed a success by several Hong Kong-based wine merchants, with many Asian consumers having changed their buying habits to reflect personal consumption.

Monday, June 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Hollande opens Vinexpo 2015

The president of France, François Hollande, opened this year’s Vinexpo in Bordeaux, the first time the show has been launched by the French head of state.

Sunday, June 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Sotheby’s en primeur campaign declared a success

Sotheby’s en primeur campaign was a sterling success according to the auction house, with sales up 90% on 2013.

Friday, June 12th, 2015 No Comments »

The Bordelais are getting it right

Recent en primeur pricing is fair and reasonable when underlying price trends are factored in, argues Watermark Fine Wines’ founder Andrew Davison.

Thursday, June 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Young Palmer shines in tasting

A vertical tasting of Palmer conducted by critic Jean-Marc Quarin showed younger vintages in a much better light than their (supposedly) illustrious fore-runners.

Thursday, June 11th, 2015 No Comments »

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