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Saturday 23 August 2014

Burgundy

Liv-ex 100 hits 2009 levels

The Liv-ex 100 index has fallen back to October 2009 levels in June following 15 months of decline, with Bordeaux stabilising somewhat and DRC’s La Tâche taking a severe tumble.

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Burgundian vines ‘machine-gunned’ by hail

A vicious hailstorm has ravaged the Côte de Beaune for the third year in a row with damage to the vines ranging from 40% to 90% across the region.

Monday, June 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Chenin Blanc is the Pinot parallel

Chenin Blanc is as complicated to grow but as rewarding as Pinot Noir in the right hands, according to one Loire Valley producer.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Top drinks in the Asian press

An underrated vintage from a first growth, a “value for money” New Zealand Pinot Gris, Coconut Mojitos and the best juices with which to detox.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 No Comments »

DRC, Pétrus and Port at Sotheby’s sale

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti and Pétrus predictably dominated Sotheby’s latest London sale but vintage Port and 1961 Latour was also “snapped up” by buyers.

Friday, June 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Potel: ‘beautiful future’ for Burgundy in Asia

Burgundian producer Nicolas Potel has said that the region has a real future in Asia but that it must also realise there may be limitations to its ambitions.

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Cru owner to sell ‘unprecedented’ wine collection

The former owner of New York restaurant Cru is to auction his Burgundy-dominated collection in the US later this year.

Thursday, June 12th, 2014 No Comments »

HDH lines up historic Chicago sale

Hart Davis Hart has announced the largest sale in its history, spanning “unique” offerings from France, Italy, Germany and the US to take place in Chicago at the end of the month.

Friday, June 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Sir Alex Burgundy sweeps London sale

Burgundy from the cellar of Sir Alex Ferguson and a rare case of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti Richebourg 1945 dominated Christie’s London sale yesterday.

Friday, June 6th, 2014 No Comments »

HDH toasts $4m Burgundy sale

US auction house Hart Davis Hart is celebrating another record breaking sale of Burgundy in Chicago that was 100% sold and made over US$4 million.

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014 No Comments »

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