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Monday 31 August 2015

Burgundy

Restaurateur buys major stake in OW Loeb

Marlon Abela, owner of two Michelin-starred London restaurant The Greenhouse, has acquired a controlling stake in UK independent wine merchant OW Loeb.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Giboulot conviction overturned

Emmanuel Giboulot, the biodynamic winemaker who was fined for not spraying his vines against a new pest, has had his conviction overturned on appeal.

Monday, December 8th, 2014 2 Comments »

The week in pictures: Hong Kong

The year may be drawing to a close but tastings abound in Hong Kong and beyond.

Monday, December 8th, 2014 1 Comment »

Drouhin reveals key to success in 2013

Despite its challenges, the 2013 Burgundy vintage offers wines with “beautiful definition” that are “very precise on terroir”, according to Veronique Drouhin of Joseph Drouhin.

Friday, December 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Growing thirst for wine business courses

Business students are developing a thirst for wine courses, with careers in the financial sector having lost their sheen due to the recession.

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 2 Comments »

Beaune is ‘best value’ in Burgundy

Beaune is the best value wine appellation in Burgundy but has suffered from a “lack of reputation”, according to the president of Louis Jadot, Pierre-Henry Gagey.

Monday, December 1st, 2014 1 Comment »

Christie’s HK sale makes HK$36m

Christie’s latest fine wine sale in Hong Kong made in excess of HK$36 million, driven by perennial auction favourite DRC and exceptionally old and rare Yquem.

Friday, November 28th, 2014 No Comments »

‘All about Burgundy’ at Heritage sale

Heritage Auction’s early December sale will feature over 700 lots of top Burgundy from Dugat to Groffier to the ubiquitous DRC.

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Sotheby’s sale to offer ‘best of the best’

Auction house Sotheby’s is to offer the “best of the best” at its next Hong Kong auction next month with over 200 lots of the world’s finest wines up for grabs.

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Burgundy faces structural shift

A run of small harvests, strong demand for the top names and soaring vineyard prices is changing the shape of Burgundy’s entire wine model.

Monday, November 24th, 2014 No Comments »

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