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Sunday 29 November 2015


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 »

Burgundy leads Acker HK auction

Acker Merrall & Condit’s next Hong Kong sale this month features a roll call of Burgundy’s greatest names.

Monday, September 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Autumn season starts for Sotheby’s HK

Sotheby’s Hong Kong October auction features two single-owner sales estimated at over HK$36 million and described by the auction house as a “tempting treasure trove full of allure and promise.”

Monday, August 24th, 2015 No Comments »

How exposed is DRC?

Is Domaine de la Romanée-Conti dangerously exposed by the gap that now exists between it and other fine wines?

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 fine wine and junk food pairings

There’s something wonderfully irreverent about pairing fine wine with fast food. Here, we round up our favourite guilty pleasures and the fine wines to drink them with.

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 5 Comments »

Fine wine predictions: Burgundy hitting a wall?

Burgundy has roared ahead in recent years but are the region’s superstars going to hit a wall as prices climb higher? Have they already?

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 No Comments »

AWC launches £75k Versailles oak wine case

The Antique Wine Company has marked its 25th anniversary with the launch of a £75,000 wine case made from Marie Antoinette’s favourite oak tree at Versailles.

Thursday, June 25th, 2015 No Comments »

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