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Friday 23 January 2015

Burgundy

Rise of the négociant in Burgundy?

With rising land costs in Burgundy and a revamped image of the négociant business, the region’s young talents may increasingly use the business model.

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Corney & Barrow bags Burgundy big-hitter

UK merchant Corney & Barrow has added a significant Burgundy producer to its portfolio in the form of grand cru specialist Domaine Jacques Prieur.

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Grange tops Liv-ex 100 in December

Penfolds Grange 2008 was the biggest riser on Liv-ex’s Fine Wine 100 index in December, though the market ran flat in the final month of 2014.

Monday, January 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Acker to auction Saunier collection

Acker Merrall & Condit is to auction the personal collection of American importer Martine Saunier in Hong Kong this month.

Monday, January 5th, 2015 1 Comment »

Burgundy overtakes Bordeaux at auction

Sales of Burgundy have overtaken those of Bordeaux for the first time in American auction house Acker Merrall & Condit’s history.

Monday, December 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Bourgogne Week comes to London

Next month will see the UK’s first official “Bourgogne Week”, with Burgundy-themed events in London to coincide with the region’s 2013 vintage launch.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 No Comments »

HDH top of the US auction charts

US fine wine auctioneer, Hart Davis Hart, looks set to remain the country’s number one wine seller this year as the US market continues to grow.

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 No Comments »

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 »

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