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Sunday 19 April 2015

Burgundy

Clos de Tart’s Pitiot toasts retirement in HK

Former Clos de Tart technical director, Sylvain Pitiot, marked his retirement with a tasting in Hong Kong this week, having handed over the reins of the Burgundy grand cru in January.

Thursday, April 16th, 2015 No Comments »

French giant moves into Côte D’Or

Les Grands Chais de France has made its first step into northern Burgundy with the acquisition of Beaune négociant Tresch Clerget.

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Anne-Claude Leflaive dies

One of Burgundy’s leading winemakers, Anne-Claude Leflaive, has died at home aged 59.

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 1 Comment »

Sotheby’s HK sale highest grossing of 2015

Sotheby’s latest Hong Kong sale of fine wines realised HK$56 million, making it the leading sale of the year globally and the fourth highest grossing single-owner wine sale and the sixth highest grossing sale in the company’s history.

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 No Comments »

HDH hails ‘outstanding’ Burgundy results

US auction house Hart Davis Hart has hailed “outstanding” results at its “Celebration of Burgundy” sale that was held in Chicago last month.

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Sotheby’s offers ‘greatest ever Burgundy collection’

Sotheby’s has announced that its next New York sale will feature the “greatest Burgundy collection” it has ever offered.

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 No Comments »

BIVB boosts Burgundy with virtual tastings

“Bourgogne wines, live and direct in 25 cities around the world!” This is the tag line for a series of interactive presentations being hosted around the world by the BIVB.

Friday, March 27th, 2015 1 Comment »

German wine in ‘strong demand’ at Sotheby’s sale

Sotheby’s latest London sale saw strong demand for the wines of Egon Müller alongside the usual top selling Burgundies of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti.

Friday, March 27th, 2015 No Comments »

California must think small to be great

California may no longer be trying to ape Burgundy’s style, but there is a growing belief that producers must recreate the smaller-scale structure of the Côte d’Or to reach the same quality heights.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Acker sale makes HK$45m

Acker Merrall & Condit’s latest Hong Kong sale achieved HK$45 million, which the house says will put it on track to be the world’s leading auction house in the first quarter of this year.

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 No Comments »

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