“Considerable pent up demand” after the biggest downturn since World War II has led one wine investment firm to predict a 9% rise for the fine wine market in 2015.
2015 has got off to a promising start on Liv-ex, and not just because of a First Growth bounce.
The US press has been trawling over presidential wine stories in celebration of next week’s President’s Day on 16 February.
Ex-cellar sales from prestigious châteaux are becoming increasingly common – but their importance should not be overestimated, cautions a leading auctioneer.
In a rare interview, US wine critic Robert Parker opens up to db about his love of truffles, dislike of envy and desire to lose weight.
After several years of declines, the price of Bordeaux has crept back up to 2010 levels for the first time according to fine wine merchant Bordeaux Index.
The IWSR has predicted that sparkling wine is to be the “next big thing” in Hong Kong and the future remains positive even after the first year of decline since 2008.
Linking China with a particular wine, especially if it matches a sign from the Chinese zodiac, is increasingly common but Liv-ex questions its long-term impact.
Mouton Rothschild’s director Philippe Dhalluin has told how a negative critical response to his first vintage at the estate led him to reassess dramatically its use of Cabernet Franc in the blend.
Vinexpo’s CEO has said he stands by his decision to cancel a planned Beijing show, adding there will be no Chinese fair in the near future.
© 2015 Union Press Ltd | Unit 122, 30 Great Guildford Street, London SE1 0HS, UK | Registered in England and Wales No. 03606414 | Tel: +44 (0)20 7803 2420