The worst days of Bordeaux seem to be behind it, while Burgundy continues to see lots of activity says Tom Stopford Sackville of Goedhuis Wines.
One of Burgundy’s most respected winemakers, Hubert de Montille of the eponymous estate in Volnay, has died aged 84.
The Clos de Vougeot is “a vineyard that sums up everything that’s difficult, good and interesting about Burgundy,” according to Fine + Rare director, Joss Fowler.
If Burgundy has been grabbing the headlines in this season’s US wine auctions, Chicago’s Hart Davis Hart hopes to redress the balance with its first Bordeaux only sale this Thursday.
As Europe brings its 2014 harvest to a close, few of the key wine regions appear to have escaped the unsettled weather conditions that look set to characterise this vintage.
More tastings, more Burgundy, boutique Australian wine and a quick flashback to db looking more awake.
Buyers from across Asia drove Sotheby’s recent London sale and scooped up the top lots of Henri Jayer that were on offer.
The Essex-born, Surrey-based wine writer on his love of KFC and 1945 Claret, dislike of corked wine writers and fear of architecture.
2014 is a “really good” Burgundy vintage if you know where to look, according to Anthony Hanson MW, who gave his top tips for November’s auction.
Despite all the buzz around Burgundy in the auction world, it plays a limited role at Liv-ex.
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