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Saturday 19 April 2014

Burgundy

Drouhin lot sold for $930k

A collection of Drouhin direct from the estate’s cellars was completely sold at Sotheby’s New York sale last weekend.

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Q&A with Viviana Navarrete of Viña Leyda

The chief winemaker at Viña Leyda on the importance of letting the terroir speak and why finesse and elegance now rule the roost in Chile.

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Two sales kick off Sotheby’s HK auctions

Sotheby’s Hong Kong sales season is to begin this April with two “important” sales, one of Bordeaux and the other from the cellars of a US ambassador.

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Ups and downs for Ausone in February

Ausone’s 2009 has gone from the best performer in January to the worst performer in February as the Liv-ex 100 dips again slightly.

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Trial of Burgundian producer begins

The trial of a Burgundian producer who has refused to spray his vines against flavescence dorée because he practices biodynamics begins today.

Monday, February 24th, 2014 6 Comments »

US labels leading non-European fine wines

Further examination of the fine wine market over the last two years on the Liv-ex Fine Wine 1000 shows that two US labels are key market drivers.

Friday, February 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Chicago sale breaks records

Hart Davis Hart’s sale of wines with “impeccable provenance” made US$7.5 million and set new world records for Burgundy, Bordeaux and Champagne at auction.

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 No Comments »

2011 ‘most challenging on recent record’ in Burgundy

Adam Brett-Smith of Corney & Barrow has described the 2011 vintage in Burgundy as “the most challenging year on recent record”.

Friday, February 7th, 2014 No Comments »

The week in pictures

The team at db were busy hosting the Global Pinot Noir Masters, tasting mint juleps and enjoying a rare Venetian white wine made with an ancient grape this week.

Friday, February 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Q&A with Adolfo Hurtado of Cono Sur

The chief winemaker at Cono Sur on how Pinot Noir’s gracefulness and freshness is charming the palates of young Chileans.

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 No Comments »

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