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Tuesday 21 October 2014

Burgundy

Entire vintage destroyed from Burgundy clos

Hail damage has ensured that not a single drop of wine is to be produced from one of Beaune’s most important premier cru vineyards in 2013.

Thursday, January 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Cristal tops December rises as index falls

Cristal was the best performing fine wine on the Liv-ex 100 in December, as the Fine Wine 100 index fell for the third consecutive year.

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014 No Comments »

The red side of Sancerre

Sancerre is one of those French wine regions that is famous the world over for producing wines of class and quality.

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine and warfare part 3: Pedro Ximénez

Was Pedro Ximénez named after a real Spanish soldier? Wine and Warfare separates fact from fiction.

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013 No Comments »

6-litre Macallan to open Sotheby’s 2014 season

A six-litre imperial of Macallan “M”, rare Burgundy from Armand Rousseau and an ex-cellar collection of Veuve Clicquot will kickstart Sotheby’s 2014 season in Hong Kong.

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 No Comments »

‘Vast majority’ of Kurniawan’s wines were fake

The “vast majority” of wines found at the home of alleged wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan were fakes, a wine authentication expert has testified in court.

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 No Comments »

Koch testifies at Kurniawan trial

On day five of the trial of alleged wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan, billionaire wine collector Bill Koch took to the witness stand to testify against Kurniawan.

Monday, December 16th, 2013 No Comments »

Ponsot and de Villaine testify in Kurniawan trial

On day four of the trial of alleged wine counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan, Burgundy heavyweights Laurent Ponsot and Aubert de Villaine testified against Kurniawan.

Friday, December 13th, 2013 No Comments »

Burgundy continues unstoppable auction run

Burgundy’s bull run of the auction circuit continued apace this week with Domaine de la Romanée-Conti and Henri Jayer topping Sotheby’s best lots.

Thursday, December 12th, 2013 No Comments »

Kurniawan’s house was a ‘wine factory’

As the trial of alleged wine counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan continues, FBI agent James Wayne told the court on Wednesday that his house was a “wine factory”.

Thursday, December 12th, 2013 No Comments »

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