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Wednesday 7 December 2016 loc: GB

Burgundy

Waitrose reveals Hospices purchases

UK multiple grocer Waitrose has revealed it acquired two barrels of Burgundy at the recent Hospices de Beaune auction – the first time it has bought wine at the sale.

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 No Comments »

BIVB announces details of next ‘Bourgogne Week’

The Bureau Interprofessionnel des Vins de Bourgogne (BIVB) has announced further details of next year’s ‘Bourgogne Week’ campaign.

Monday, December 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Sotheby’s celebrates results from ‘immaculate’ collection

An “immaculate” collection of fine wines beat its pre-sale high estimates when offered in London this week Sotheby’s has reported.

Friday, December 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

Battlefield vineyards: part 2

Part two features the battles of Dürnstein, Porto, Champagne and Nuits and the destruction of Peru’s wine industry in the War of the Pacific.

Friday, December 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

Colgin: making ‘Burgundy’ wines in Napa

Napa winery Colgin Cellars is seeking to shed its ‘cult’ halo and become better known as a producer of terroir-specific wines.

Friday, December 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

Laroche adopts Amorim’s ‘NDtech’

Chablis’ Domaine Laroche has announced it intends to introduce Amorim’s new ‘NDtech’ corks for its premier and grand cru wines.

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 No Comments »

Amcor unveils anti-counterfeit smart capsule

Wine capsule specialist Amcor has teamed up with tech firm Selinko to launch ‘the first connected capsule’ in a bid to prevent counterfeiting of wines and spirits.

Monday, November 28th, 2016 1 Comment »

Hart Davis Hart announces three-day sale

US auction house Hart Davis Hart has announced details of a “massive” three-day fine wine sale to be held this December.

Friday, November 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Hospices sale fails to reach heights of 2015

The 2016 Hospices de Beaune sale did not match the heights of last year’s auction but it still realised €8.4 million – one of the highest totals on record.

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Rare Bollinger sparkles at NY sale

Several rare lots of Champagne Bollinger, including a bottle of the 1914, were the main feature of Sotheby’s auction in New York at the weekend.

Monday, November 21st, 2016 No Comments »

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