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Saturday 20 December 2014

Burgundy

HDH hails $6m Chicago sale

US auctioneer Hart Davis Hart has opened its autumn sales season with a US$6.6 million auction in Chicago, Burgundy leading the way.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Ritchie: Asia still has the edge over the US

Sotheby’s head of wine for Asia and the US, Jamie Ritchie, thinks that the former market has the slight edge over the latter when it comes to the future of the fine wine market despite signs the US is beginning to rally.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Acker’s first HK sale largest of 2014

Acker Merrall & Condit’s first Hong Kong sale of the autumn season proved the continuing health of the Asian auction market.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Burgundy land offers reach fever pitch

The desire to own vineyard land in Burgundy has reached fever pitch, with one producer in the region comparing it to buying a piece of the Eiffel Tower.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 2 Comments »

Uncorked: Tom Stopford Sackville

Goedhuis’ managing director talks about Pinot Noir, more Pinot Noir and drops a (not-so) subtle hint to Vega Sicilia about a vintage of theirs he needs to try.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Rapper Rick Ross’ fave fizz launches brut

Luc Belaire, the favourite French fizz brand of American rapper Rick Ross, has branched out from sparkling rosé with the release of a brut non-vintage.

Thursday, September 18th, 2014 No Comments »

France 2014: the unpredictable vintage

The run up to the 2014 vintage in France has been nothing if not erratic but, as the harvest kicks off in earnest, it may turn out alright.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Château de Pommard sold to tech tycoon

Château de Pommard in Burgundy has been sold to Silicon Valley entrepreneur Michael Baum for an undisclosed sum.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine Etc. opens Happy Valley store

The Wine Etc franchise of wine shops is expanding its operations to Happy Valley in Hong Kong this weekend.

Friday, September 5th, 2014 No Comments »

HK$20m DRC ‘superlot’ set for auction

Sotheby’s is to auction off 114 bottles of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti in Hong Kong this October – the most valuable lot ever offered at a wine sale.

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

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