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Friday 9 October 2015


White harvest beginning in Bordeaux

Bordeaux estates have begun their white grape harvests but most of the reds will be not be harvested until later in the month.

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Trader denies £350,000 wine fraud

A wine trader has appeared in court to deny conning investors out of £350,000 for expensive bottles of Bordeaux and Champagne that never existed.

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 1 Comment »

Sotheby’s kicks off London season

Sotheby’s will begin its autumn season in London later this month with the sale of a “Great Bordeaux Cellar”.

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Premox study shifts to red wine

Having identified the causes of premature oxidation in white wine, Bordeaux-based researcher Dr Valérie Lavigne is now looking at why reds may be facing the same problem.

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 1 Comment »

Pavie 2010 a ‘perfect’ 100

Pavie’s 2010 has been up-graded to a “perfect” 100-points by Robert Parker in the latest issue of The Wine Advocate.

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 No Comments »

De Boüard stars in tin capsule ad

The owner of Bordeaux’s Château Angelus, Hubert de Boüard, has lent his support to a campaign by capsule brand Pure Tin as it looks to expand across France and the US.

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 1 Comment »

Mouton most popular wine on Liv-ex

Château Mouton Rothschild has overtaken fellow first growth Lafite as the most searched for wine on Liv-ex.

Monday, August 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Lafite’s fortunes continue to fade

Château Lafite’s price premium versus its fellow first growths is continuing to fall with Mouton Rothschild and Haut-Brion catching up.

Thursday, August 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Chance to taste 1915 Krug this autumn

The chance to taste some of the last bottles of Krug 1915 will be offered by Sotheby’s in New York this September as houses announce their autumn sales programmes.

Thursday, August 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Bonhams flies the flag for Spanish wine

Auction house Bonhams is shining a light on Spain at its next fine wine auction in London on 3 September, which will include 40 lots of “top Rioja”.

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 No Comments »

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