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Saturday 4 July 2015

Burgundy

Robert Parker says sorry to Burgundy

Robert Parker has admitted to the drinks business that he was “too belligerent with the Burgundians”.

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 7 Comments »

Burgundian négociant celebrates gin smuggler

Burgundian négociant, Vallet Frères, has allowed a special bottling of Bourgogne Rouge 2013 in Orkney to celebrate the tale of a local gin smuggler.

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Champagne shines at London sale

Sotheby’s London fine wine sale saw strong bidding for Champagne and a case of Armand Rousseau beating Domaine de la Romanée-Conti into second place.

Friday, June 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Hong Kong’s wine market ‘no longer about Bordeaux’

Linden Wilkie from the Fine Wine Experience in Hong Kong speaks to db about the changing patterns in the city’s wine consumption, noting a shift away from Bordeaux.

Thursday, June 18th, 2015 1 Comment »

Sotheby’s wine sales top $10m in NYC

Sotheby’s wine sales in New York have exceeded US$10 million in the first half of this year following a successful sale last weekend.

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Lesser’ vintages lead iDealwine auctions

A Hong Kong buyer snapped up a six-bottle case of 1999 Chateau Palmer at iDealwine’s May auctions, as the weak euro continues to entice buyers from Asia.

Thursday, June 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Q&A: Louis-Michel Liger-Belair

Ahead of Comte Liger-Belair’s 200th anniversary, owner Louis-Michel speaks of the impact of his wines in Asia and what he’d be doing if he wasn’t working in wine.

Monday, June 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Fine Wine index flat in May

The Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 index ran flat in May with Bordeaux first growths accounting for the majority of wines that went up – and down over the course of the month.

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Burgundy takes the lead in Acker auction

On the cusp of its 200th anniversary, Comte Liger-Belair sets new world records at Acker Merrall & Condit’s HK auction last weekend.

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

‘Magic of France’ comes to Acker auction

Auction house Acker Merrall & Condit hopes that lots of rare Bordeaux and Burgundy from two private cellar collections will enchant bidders at its HK sale in May.

Thursday, May 28th, 2015 No Comments »

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