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Tuesday 30 September 2014

DRC

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 »

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 »

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 »

The Proust Q&A: Dirk Niepoort

The self-taught Portuguese winemaker on feeling dazed and confused, tasting 99 wines in one sitting and why patience is a virtue.

Friday, August 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Champagne touted as next big investment

Vintage Champagne is being touted as the next big wine investment by London-based fine wine merchant Woolf Sung.

Thursday, August 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 bottle lots on iDealwine.com

We round up the top ten single bottle lots sold this year on iDealwine.com, including various vintages of DRC and a first growth from 1945.

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 No Comments »

DRC poisoning plot revealed in new book

A new book has revealed the “true story” of the 2010 attempt to extort money from Domaine de la Romanée-Conti by poisoning its vines and the case’s tragic conclusion.

Monday, July 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Sotheby’s two day sale makes £1.3m

UK auction house Sotheby’s held a two day sale in London last week that achieved nearly £1.3 million as sales for the first half of the year rose 33% on the same period in 2013.

Monday, July 21st, 2014 2 Comments »

Mickelson drinks DRC from Claret Jug

US golfer Phil Mickelson has admitted to using one of golf’s most prized trophies, the Claret Jug, to drink one of the world’s most expensive bottles of wine.

Monday, July 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Most popular wines of 2014 – so far

Liv-ex has compiled a list of the most searched-for wines on its website and while Bordeaux still dominates the rise of the rest of the world is also evident.

Monday, July 7th, 2014 No Comments »

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