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Tuesday 21 October 2014

Burgundy

The Proust Q&A: Neal Martin

The Essex-born, Surrey-based wine writer on his love of KFC and 1945 Claret, dislike of corked wine writers and fear of architecture.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Hospices: ‘super’ Burgs for savvy buyer

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.

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux still rules at Liv-ex

Despite all the buzz around Burgundy in the auction world, it plays a limited role at Liv-ex.

Monday, October 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Chablis needs to tell its terroir story

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.

Monday, October 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Hong Kong in pictures

The protests continue, db walks the streets, drinks Burgundy and looks for typos in unusual places.

Monday, October 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Chablis in pictures

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.

Friday, October 10th, 2014 No Comments »

HDH to host Bordeaux only sale

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.

Thursday, October 9th, 2014 No Comments »

DRC superlot auction sets world record

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.

Monday, October 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Tesco to launch priciest own-label ever

UK supermarket Tesco has doubled its Argentine wine range and next month will launch its most expensive own-label wine ever.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Burgundy’s ‘original grand crus’ explored in new book

A look at Burgundy and how its wines and vineyards were considered by wine professionals and keen amateurs before the arrival of the AOC system is to be examined in a new book.

Monday, September 29th, 2014 1 Comment »

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