On this day in 1419 the gruesome murder of its duke would propel medieval Burgundy to the height of its Renaissance power – artistic and viticultural.
Wally’s first New York sale of the autumn season will feature a fine array of wines and rare single malt Scotch.
Acker Merrall & Condit’s next Hong Kong sale this month features a roll call of Burgundy’s greatest names.
Sotheby’s fine wine auction in Hong Kong on 4 October will feature a number of verticals of cult Napa Cabernet from Harlan Estate and Bond.
Chablis producers are confident of an “excellent” vintage despite the recent hail, which affected some 300 hectares in total.
The Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 and 1000 indices saw a small gain and a small decline respectively in August.
Having identified the causes of premature oxidation in white wine, Bordeaux-based researcher Dr Valérie Lavigne is now looking at why reds may be facing the same problem.
The chance to taste some of the last bottles of Krug 1915 will be offered by Sotheby’s in New York this September as houses announce their autumn sales programmes.
Auction house Bonhams is shining a light on Spain at its next fine wine auction in London on 3 September, which will include 40 lots of “top Rioja”.
Italy’s regions have leap-frogged Burgundy to become the second most widely traded fine wines on Liv-ex so far this year.
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