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Friday 31 October 2014

Bordeaux

Latour 1996: where’s the premium?

First growth Château Latour has re-released its 1996, 2001 and 2002 vintages, with less of a premium than its previous ex-cellar releases.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine signed by first man in space for sale

An empty bottle of wine signed by the world’s first man in space and used to toast a doomed mission is to go under the hammer at auction.

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 No Comments »

2014 could be Bordeaux’s ‘last chance’

It won’t be another “vintage of the century”, but 2014 could be “just what Bordeaux needs,” says ex-pat grower and winemaker, Gavin Quinney.

Monday, September 8th, 2014 3 Comments »

Wine Etc. opens Happy Valley store

The Wine Etc franchise of wine shops is expanding its operations to Happy Valley in Hong Kong this weekend.

Friday, September 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Vinexpo takes on two new directors

Vinexpo has appointed two new directors, including a former employee at the Tax Free World Association.

Thursday, September 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Fine Wine rises in August

The Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 saw a small but palpable lift in August with Lafite leading the way as the growing signs that the overall decline in the market is nearing an end bear (a little) fruit.

Thursday, September 4th, 2014 1 Comment »

Hong Kong week in pictures

Dancing snow leopards, premium saké by Japanese footballers and moon cakes – the season is just getting started for the Hong Kong drinks industry.

Thursday, September 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Revered consultant Jacques Boissenot dies

Jacques Boissenot, one of the world’s most influential wine consultants, has died aged 75.

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Market jumps on Montrose 2010

The fine wine market jumped on Montrose 2010 at the end of last week when Robert Parker elevated from 99 to 100-points – don’t expect the same for the 2013s.

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: Reds lose out to whites in Parker scores

Wine critic Robert Parker’s scores for the 2013 Bordeaux vintage will help support the whites’ claim to greatness but could undermine some of the reds.

Monday, September 1st, 2014 No Comments »

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