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Friday 31 July 2015

Burgundy

BIVB explores ‘left’ and ‘right’ bank Chablis

The Bureau Interprofessionnel des Vins de Bourgogne offered the trade a chance to see Chablis from a slightly different angle at a recent tasting.

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Sotheby’s hosts huge NYC sale

Auction house Sotheby’s has hailed its largest New York wine sale for 15 years, with the “Don Stott Cellar” making over US$8 million.

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Rare Last Drop headlines Sotheby’s auction

A rare 50-year-old bottle of Scotch and rare vintages from Burgundy producer Maison Camille Giroud will headline Sotheby’s “Finest and Rarest” auction in Hong Kong this month.

Friday, May 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Winemaker in court over refusal to spray vines

A Burgundian organic winemaker has been summoned to court for refusing to spray his vines with a pesticide to prevent the spread of disease.

Thursday, April 30th, 2015 2 Comments »

HK demand for Burgundy still high

Burgundy remains a firm favourite in Hong Kong and people are staying loyal to the names they love – even with current low yields and high prices.

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

The week in pictures: Hong Kong

PX tastings, Malbec World Day, Châteauneuf-du-Pape and an audience with Allen Meadows – it’s all go for the db HK team in the last week.

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Acker auction sets 50 world records

Acker Merrall & Condit’s Connoisseurs’ Club sale saw more than 50 new world records set last week, of which nearly 40 were from Burgundy.

Monday, April 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Clos de Tart’s Pitiot toasts retirement in HK

Former Clos de Tart technical director, Sylvain Pitiot, marked his retirement with a tasting in Hong Kong this week, having handed over the reins of the Burgundy grand cru in January.

Thursday, April 16th, 2015 No Comments »

French giant moves into Côte D’Or

Les Grands Chais de France has made its first step into northern Burgundy with the acquisition of Beaune négociant Tresch Clerget.

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Anne-Claude Leflaive dies

One of Burgundy’s leading winemakers, Anne-Claude Leflaive, has died at home aged 59.

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 1 Comment »

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