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Wednesday 30 July 2014

Burgundy

Trial of Burgundian producer begins

The trial of a Burgundian producer who has refused to spray his vines against flavescence dorée because he practices biodynamics begins today.

Monday, February 24th, 2014 6 Comments »

US labels leading non-European fine wines

Further examination of the fine wine market over the last two years on the Liv-ex Fine Wine 1000 shows that two US labels are key market drivers.

Friday, February 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Chicago sale breaks records

Hart Davis Hart’s sale of wines with “impeccable provenance” made US$7.5 million and set new world records for Burgundy, Bordeaux and Champagne at auction.

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 No Comments »

2011 ‘most challenging on recent record’ in Burgundy

Adam Brett-Smith of Corney & Barrow has described the 2011 vintage in Burgundy as “the most challenging year on recent record”.

Friday, February 7th, 2014 No Comments »

The week in pictures

The team at db were busy hosting the Global Pinot Noir Masters, tasting mint juleps and enjoying a rare Venetian white wine made with an ancient grape this week.

Friday, February 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Q&A with Adolfo Hurtado of Cono Sur

The chief winemaker at Cono Sur on how Pinot Noir’s gracefulness and freshness is charming the palates of young Chileans.

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Super Bowls vs fine wine

Is there a correlation between great Super Bowls and great fine wine vintages? There is…sort of…if you squint very hard.

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 2 Comments »

Hart Davis Hart offers cellar of ‘impeccable’ provenance

Hart Davis Hart is to auction 10,000 bottles from the cellar of the late Herbert Bridges Harris Jr.

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Interest in white Burgundy at Sotheby’s

White Burgundy dominated the top lots at Sotheby’s London sale last week, with buyers snapping up Montrachet and Corton Charlemagne.

Monday, January 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Liv-ex launches Fine Wine 1000 index

Liv-ex has launched a new fine wine index covering more wine regions to reflect the changing shape of what is now a US$4 billion market.

Friday, January 17th, 2014 No Comments »

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