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Saturday 13 February 2016


Bertrand: de Villaine showed me the biodynamic way

Languedoc legend Gerard Bertrand has revealed that his friend Aubert de Villaine of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti inspired him to convert to biodynamics.

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 1 Comment »

de Villaine: 2013 was a ‘disastrous’ vintage

Aubert de Villaine, co-director of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, has spoken out about the 2013 vintage in Burgundy, describing it as “disastrous”.

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

de Villaine priming nephew to take over DRC

Aubert de Villaine, co-director of Burgundy’s prized Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, is priming his nephew to take over the estate in the near future.

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

Burgundy’s biggest risers of 2015

The list of the best performing labels on the secondary market in 2015 from Burgundy highlights the stagnating prices at the top end of the category.

Friday, January 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Case of DRC makes $1.5m

A case of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti’s Romanée-Conti 1990 has made HK$1.5 million at Zachys’ sale in Hong Kong.

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Is the price of rarity justified?

As Burgundy’s prices continue to either stay high or get higher as top Bordeaux gets cheaper, how high is too high for Burgundy?

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 No Comments »

DRC winemaker de Villaine honoured

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti’s Aubert de Villaine has been awarded a prize for his part in Burgundy receiving UNESCO world heritage status.

Thursday, November 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Zachys flash auction goes over estimate

New York auction house Zachys has hailed what it claims is the world’s first ever fine wine “flash auction” after total sales exceeded the high estimate.

Friday, November 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Top five fine wine pairings with Greggs products

Starbucks, Burger King and Pret a Manger have all done it. Now a Greggs bakery in Darlington has dared to pair its ever-popular pastries with wine.

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015 No Comments »

HDH begins autumn with $5.4m sale

Chicago auction house, Hart Davis Hart began its autumn season with a “stellar” sale that realised US$5.4 million.

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

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