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Saturday 22 November 2014

DRC

Sotheby’s single owner sale makes $2.5m

Sotheby’s New York sale featuring the collection of entrepreneur James Clark made over US$2.5 million last weekend.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Uncorked: Chester Osborn

D’Arenberg’s flamboyant owner and winemaker, Chester Osborn, has been passionate about wine since he sat on Les Evans’ knee aged seven.

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 No Comments »

First growths see trade boost

Last week saw an uptick in trade for Bordeaux’s first growths on Liv-ex, as “off” vintages yet again boosted the region amid more growth for fine wine.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Low wine trade over China National Day

The Chinese “Golden Week” holiday last week resulted in minimal trading in fine wine, with Bordeaux seeing a slight decline in its share of trade.

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 No Comments »

DRC superlot auction sets world record

A “superlot” of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti has become the most expensive auction lot ever, selling for over HK$12 million (£1m) in Hong Kong.

Monday, October 6th, 2014 No Comments »

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 »

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