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.
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.
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.
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.
Domaine de la Romanée-Conti and Pétrus predictably dominated Sotheby’s latest London sale but vintage Port and 1961 Latour was also “snapped up” by buyers.
Burgundy from the cellar of Sir Alex Ferguson and a rare case of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti Richebourg 1945 dominated Christie’s London sale yesterday.
US auction house Hart Davis Hart is celebrating another record breaking sale of Burgundy in Chicago that was 100% sold and made over US$4 million.
American buyers were out in force at Sotheby’s New York sale this week, in an auction that made US$1.4 million and was dominated by Bordeaux.
The Spanish wine pioneer on his dreams of being a bullfighter, splashing out on fine wine and drinking DRC with Paco de Lucía.
Former Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, is to sell off a substantial chunk of his wine collection via three auctions organised by Christie’s.
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