Buyers from across Asia drove Sotheby’s recent London sale and scooped up the top lots of Henri Jayer that were on offer.
The Essex-born, Surrey-based wine writer on his love of KFC and 1945 Claret, dislike of corked wine writers and fear of architecture.
2014 is a “really good” Burgundy vintage if you know where to look, according to Anthony Hanson MW, who gave his top tips for November’s auction.
Despite all the buzz around Burgundy in the auction world, it plays a limited role at Liv-ex.
Having benefitted from the strength of “brand Chablis”, the time has come to tell its terroir story, according to one of the region’s key winemakers.
The protests continue, db walks the streets, drinks Burgundy and looks for typos in unusual places.
With the last grapes of the 2014 harvest picked, autumn is in full swing in Chablis, setting the leaves aflame. Herewith, a pictorial tour of the region.
Chicago-based auction house, Hart Davis Hart, is to hold its first ever sale dedicated solely to Bordeaux later this month with ex-cellar consignments from three leading estates.
A “superlot” of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti has become the most expensive auction lot ever, selling for over HK$12 million (£1m) in Hong Kong.
UK supermarket Tesco has doubled its Argentine wine range and next month will launch its most expensive own-label wine ever.
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