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US Wine Market Council boosts insight with academic partnership

America’s Wine Market Council is teaming up with the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University in order to boost its academic credentials and provide greater transparency.

Thursday, September 8th, 2016 No Comments »

Sauternes abounds at Sotheby’s sale

Sotheby’s first London fine wine sale of the winter season includes rare Sauternes and Champagne among the more usual cornucopia of claret and Burgundy.

Monday, September 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Liv-ex 1000 hits record high

The Liv-ex 1000 index hit a new all-time high in August, exceeding even the China-driven peak in 2011, while the Fine Wine 100 entered its ninth month of positive gains.

Monday, September 5th, 2016 No Comments »

DRC dominates at Christie’s HK sale

Twelve bottles of 1988 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti claimed the top lot spot and sold for HK$1,347,500 (US$174,508) at Christie’s recent Hong Kong auction.

Monday, September 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Friarwood Fine Wine branches into e-commerce

London wine merchant Friarwood Fine Wines is stepping up its ambition with the launch of its new e-commerce business next month, as it plans further retail expansion.

Friday, September 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

Bonhams announces autumn line-up

Auctioneer Bonhams has announced the line-up for its first fine wine sale of the autumn, which will be dominated by Burgundy and Bordeaux.

Thursday, September 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Domaine-Thomson’s Pinot travels first class

Domaine-Thomson’s Explorer Pinot Noir has been taken on by Cathay Pacific to serve in its first class cabins.

Friday, August 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Lidl broadens focus on regional France

Lidl has introduced its broadest Cellar of French wines, which is the first to be largely chosen by its consultant MW team.

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 No Comments »

Rhône shines at iDealwine

A bottle of 1961 Hermitage La Chapelle was the most expensive wine sold by online auctioneer iDealwine in the first half of the year.

Friday, July 29th, 2016 No Comments »

31 July 1395: The banning of Gamay

This Sunday marks the 621st anniversary of Philip the Bold’s famous edict banning Gamay from the Côte d’Or, an act which has had far-reaching consequences for the region.

Friday, July 29th, 2016 No Comments »

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