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Tuesday 21 October 2014

Burgundy

Faiveley buys Billaud-Simon

Burgundian producer Domaine Faiveley has made a significant first step into Chablis with the acquisition of Domaine Billaud-Simon.

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Winds of change in the fine wine market?

The Liv-ex Fine Wine 50 has held steady for the past few weeks and July is set to be one of the strongest months of trading this year – are things finally looking up for the fine wine market?

Monday, July 28th, 2014 1 Comment »

French auction sees third-price Petrus sold

Wine-buyers the world over will be green with envy at the news of a small northern French auction-house selling top vintage wines at slashed prices.

Friday, July 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 serious rosé wines

Rosé is a category often unfairly overlooked, thought to be suited only to summer sipping. Here we take a look at 10 rosés that deserve to be taken seriously.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 1 Comment »

Top drinks in the Pacific press

“Vinegar” wine in Japan that’s not all it seems, Tasmanian Pinot Noir, DRC and the last bottle of Burgundy in the shop.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

DRC poisoning plot revealed in new book

A new book has revealed the “true story” of the 2010 attempt to extort money from Domaine de la Romanée-Conti by poisoning its vines and the case’s tragic conclusion.

Monday, July 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Sotheby’s two day sale makes £1.3m

UK auction house Sotheby’s held a two day sale in London last week that achieved nearly £1.3 million as sales for the first half of the year rose 33% on the same period in 2013.

Monday, July 21st, 2014 2 Comments »

The week in pictures

A group of bartenders got back to nature by foraging for botanicals this week, while db’s Lucy Shaw helped celebrate London Sherry bar Pepito’s fourth birthday.

Friday, July 18th, 2014 No Comments »

db’s wines of the week

db’s man about Hong Kong, Rupert Millar, rounds up some of the best wines tasted while out and about in the city lately.

Monday, July 14th, 2014 No Comments »

HDH takes number one spot in US

Auction house Hart Davis Hart has taken the number one position in the US as the first half of the year draws to a close.

Friday, July 11th, 2014 No Comments »

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