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Thursday 26 March 2015

Bordeaux

Investors bullish about 2015

“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.

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 No Comments »

‘A good month for fine wine’, says Liv-ex

2015 has got off to a promising start on Liv-ex, and not just because of a First Growth bounce.

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Wines fit for a president

The US press has been trawling over presidential wine stories in celebration of next week’s President’s Day on 16 February.

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 No Comments »

How important are ex-châteaux sales?

Ex-cellar sales from prestigious châteaux are becoming increasingly common – but their importance should not be overestimated, cautions a leading auctioneer.

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Robert Parker

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.

Monday, February 9th, 2015 2 Comments »

Bordeaux prices back to 2010 levels

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.

Monday, February 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Sparkling wine next ‘big thing’ in HK

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.

Monday, February 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Does ‘Year of the…’ really make a difference?

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.

Monday, February 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Critics drove Mouton to cut Cab Franc

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.

Friday, February 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Vinexpo has no plans for China show

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.

Friday, February 6th, 2015 No Comments »

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