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Tuesday 21 October 2014

Burgundy

HK$20m DRC ‘superlot’ set for auction

Sotheby’s is to auction off 114 bottles of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti in Hong Kong this October – the most valuable lot ever offered at a wine sale.

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

The big fake fall out

As Rudy Kurniawan, fine wine’s answer to Bernie Madoff, begins his prison sentence in New York, the trade is coming to terms with the fall-out.

Thursday, August 28th, 2014 2 Comments »

Frey family buys Burgundy estate

Chateau La Lagune and Domaine Paul Jaboulet Ainé owners the Frey family has snapped up Château de Corton André in Burgundy for an undisclosed sum.

Thursday, August 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Decade in prison ‘not enough’ for Kurniawan

Burgundian winemaker Laurent Ponsot, who helped to bring Rudy Kurniawan to trial, believes 10 years in prison is “not enough” for the convicted wine fraudster.

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Burgundian eyes London Stock Exchange

A producer in Burgundy is looking to become what is believed to be the first French vineyard to be listed on the London Stock Exchange.

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Errázuriz to take on grand cru Burgundy

Chilean wine producer Errázuriz is to add a “grand cru quality” Chardonnay and Pinot Noir to its range of “icon” wines late next year.

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 No Comments »

French vineyards to face heavy storms

A huge front of rain and hail is expected to make its way into southern France today, threatening a repeat of the recent devastation to vineyards.

Friday, August 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 bottle lots on iDealwine.com

We round up the top ten single bottle lots sold this year on iDealwine.com, including various vintages of DRC and a first growth from 1945.

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Burgundy negociant snaps up rival

Burgundy négociant Bejot Vins & Terroir has bought its ailing rival Maison Corton Andre for “tens of millions of euros”.

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Fine wine decline slows in July

The Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 declined for the sixteenth straight month in July but it was the slightest monthly drop since December last year.

Monday, August 4th, 2014 No Comments »

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