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Thursday 30 October 2014

Burgundy

Chablis in pictures

With the last grapes of the 2014 harvest picked, autumn is in full swing in Chablis, setting the leaves aflame. Herewith, a pictorial tour of the region.

Friday, October 10th, 2014 No Comments »

HDH to host Bordeaux only sale

Chicago-based auction house, Hart Davis Hart, is to hold its first ever sale dedicated solely to Bordeaux later this month with ex-cellar consignments from three leading estates.

Thursday, October 9th, 2014 No Comments »

DRC superlot auction sets world record

A “superlot” of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti has become the most expensive auction lot ever, selling for over HK$12 million (£1m) in Hong Kong.

Monday, October 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Tesco to launch priciest own-label ever

UK supermarket Tesco has doubled its Argentine wine range and next month will launch its most expensive own-label wine ever.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Burgundy’s ‘original grand crus’ explored in new book

A look at Burgundy and how its wines and vineyards were considered by wine professionals and keen amateurs before the arrival of the AOC system is to be examined in a new book.

Monday, September 29th, 2014 1 Comment »

Mystery millionaire’s Burgundy for sale

With the release of some extremely rare Burgundy, a London merchant is offering a tantalising glimpse into a multi-millionaire’s cellar.

Friday, September 26th, 2014 2 Comments »

Burgundy’s 2014 vintage fights back

Despite June’s hail storm and a new vineyard pest, Burgundy’s latest vintage should stabilise the market.

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 No Comments »

HDH hails $6m Chicago sale

US auctioneer Hart Davis Hart has opened its autumn sales season with a US$6.6 million auction in Chicago, Burgundy leading the way.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Ritchie: Asia still has the edge over the US

Sotheby’s head of wine for Asia and the US, Jamie Ritchie, thinks that the former market has the slight edge over the latter when it comes to the future of the fine wine market despite signs the US is beginning to rally.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Acker’s first HK sale largest of 2014

Acker Merrall & Condit’s first Hong Kong sale of the autumn season proved the continuing health of the Asian auction market.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

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