The mood in Bordeaux is indignant, and the châteaux are laughing at the idea that this year’s en primeur campaign will see prices close to 2008, writes Jean-Marc Quarin.
Consumers worldwide are returning to the fine wine market, whose recent downturn has seen a welcome exodus of many less reputable investment funds, according to one major player.
Following on from Tim Atkin’s roundup of Mediterranean-style South African white blends, this list reveals the MW’s top Bordeaux-style white blends from the region.
US auction house, Hart Davis Hart is toasting a US$4.9 million auction in Chicago with “phenomenal” prices paid for Pétrus, Rousseau and Sine Qua Non.
Comparing the market price for a case of wine traded on Liv-ex on 1st September 2013 with the market price a year later, makes for a revealing top 10.
There are reasons to be cheerful studying the Liv-ex Bordeaux 500 since July, and it’s not all down to Robert Parker.
Zachys has a line-up of Krug, Mouton signed by Andy Warhol and over 1,000 lots of Burgundy to sell at its next sale in New York at the end of this month.
Hong Kong’s merchants make their fine wine recommendations for Chinese New Year – from Port to Champagne and the Rhône.
Hubert de Boüard, of Château Angelus, has admitted the 2013 Bordeaux vintage was incredibly unusual, resulting in wines that are Burgundian in character.
Dubai’s luxury fine wine and spirits travel retailer, Le Clos, is drawing on its portfolio to offer a “stunning” array of Mouton Rothschild for Chinese New Year.
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