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Tuesday 22 July 2014

Burgundy

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 »

Burgundy ‘will drive stability and demand’

Despite difficult growing conditions, Burgundy 2012 remains a better buy than Bordeaux, says Corney & Barrow’s MD.

Thursday, January 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Burgundy producers seek new sources

Burgundy producers are increasingly looking beyond the Côte d’Or to satisfy an increasing demand for the region’s wines.

Thursday, January 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux still top regional wine at auction

Bordeaux was still the top wine by volume for Sotheby’s in 2013 despite the Burgundy surge headed by Domaine de la Romanée-Conti.

Thursday, January 16th, 2014 No Comments »

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