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Saturday 4 July 2015

Burgundy

Hospices de Beaune auction hits record €8m

The 154th Hospices de Beaune charity wine auction realised sales of €8.9 million ($11.1m) over the weekend – the highest total since it began in 1859.

Monday, November 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Week in pictures: Asia

The obligatory Burgundy tasting out of the way, it’s been cakes, Jura and ship-spotting in Hong Kong of late.

Monday, November 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Burgundy welcomes ‘return to normal’

Burgundy’s wine bureau has hailed the 2014 vintage as “very promising indeed”, although it warned “good yields” would not be enough to replenish stocks.

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Cult Cabs dominate Wally’s sale

California’s Harlan and Screaming Eagle wines achieved huge premiums on their estimates, setting new records at Wally’s and Crush auctions in New York last week.

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Liv-ex 100 up for a third month

The Liv-ex 100 index saw positive growth for a third consecutive month in October, while the Liv-ex 50 ran flat.

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 No Comments »

What’s hot in HK: Goedhuis

The worst days of Bordeaux seem to be behind it, while Burgundy continues to see lots of activity says Tom Stopford Sackville of Goedhuis Wines.

Monday, November 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Obituary: Hubert de Montille

One of Burgundy’s most respected winemakers, Hubert de Montille of the eponymous estate in Volnay, has died aged 84.

Monday, November 3rd, 2014 2 Comments »

Vougeot tasting a clos conundrum

The Clos de Vougeot is “a vineyard that sums up everything that’s difficult, good and interesting about Burgundy,” according to Fine + Rare director, Joss Fowler.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Life beyond Burgundy for US auctions

If Burgundy has been grabbing the headlines in this season’s US wine auctions, Chicago’s Hart Davis Hart hopes to redress the balance with its first Bordeaux only sale this Thursday.

Monday, October 27th, 2014 No Comments »

2014 harvest: Europe at a glance

As Europe brings its 2014 harvest to a close, few of the key wine regions appear to have escaped the unsettled weather conditions that look set to characterise this vintage.

Monday, October 27th, 2014 1 Comment »

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