Waitrose has revamped its Australian wine range to focus on the breadth and regionality of the country, while also taking its Fine Wines range “even more premium”.
New records for Henri Jayer were set at Sotheby’s latest London sale as bidding on a “time capsule” of wines from the domaine propelled the auction to a £1.5 million haul.
Bordeaux and Champagne make up the lion’s share of Bonhams upcoming fine wine sale in London.
The serious frosts that hit Burgundy last week gravely damaged almost half of the viticultural area, according to reports.
A cold snap has seen severe frosts hit the entire length of Burgundy’s vineyards as well as other French regions – although the full extent of the damage is so far unknown.
Domaine Thomson has launched its first vintage of Gevrey-Chambertin ‘Les Evocelles’, a small parcel it acquired in 2013.
Charles Curtis MW has joined US auction house Zachys as its new Burgundy consultant.
The 2014 Clos de Tart, the last vintage of the Burgundian monopole to be made by winemaker Sylvain Pitiot, has been released.
Zachys’ New York sale on 16 April saw rare Madeira, 1969 Salon and cult Napa Cabernets dominate the bidding.
“A veritable time capsule” of fine wines spanning six decades and including much sought after labels from Henri Jayer will go on sale in London at Sotheby’s this May.
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