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Wednesday 16 April 2014

Burgundy

Ponsot and de Villaine testify in Kurniawan trial

On day four of the trial of alleged wine counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan, Burgundy heavyweights Laurent Ponsot and Aubert de Villaine testified against Kurniawan.

Friday, December 13th, 2013 No Comments »

Burgundy continues unstoppable auction run

Burgundy’s bull run of the auction circuit continued apace this week with Domaine de la Romanée-Conti and Henri Jayer topping Sotheby’s best lots.

Thursday, December 12th, 2013 No Comments »

Kurniawan’s house was a ‘wine factory’

As the trial of alleged wine counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan continues, FBI agent James Wayne told the court on Wednesday that his house was a “wine factory”.

Thursday, December 12th, 2013 No Comments »

Burgundy leads the way in NY and London

Burgundy’s winning run at auction continued unabated last week with the region topping the charts in London and New York.

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Seasonal wines dominate the recommendations in the UK press this week with a range that can be enjoyed with Christmas dinner and even the Boxing Day leftovers.

Monday, December 9th, 2013 No Comments »

Burgundy to consider increasing plantings

Two consecutive low volume vintages in Burgundy may mean the region needs to plant more vineyards to solve a current supply-demand imbalance.

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013 No Comments »

School of Wine & Spirits Business launched

The first international institution fully dedicated to education and research in wine and spirits management has just been launched in Burgundy.

Monday, November 25th, 2013 No Comments »

Zachys enjoys biggest single HK auction

US auction house Zachys is celebrating its biggest ever sale in Asia with over HK$52 million made last week, while Christie’s set a new world record for Burgundy at the same time.

Monday, November 25th, 2013 No Comments »

Majority of Brits prefer cheap wine

The majority of British consumers favour cheap wine over an expensive equivalent, according to a study carried out by the London Wine Academy.

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 5 Comments »

Sam Neill: Don’t call me a celebrity winemaker

Actor Sam Neill, who runs Two Paddocks in Central Otago, has hit out against being dubbed a “celebrity winemaker”, admitting he dislikes the tag.

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 4 Comments »

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