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Wednesday 22 February 2017 loc: GB

En Primeur

Burgundy 2015: blink and you’ll miss it

As Berry Bros & Rudd hosted its Burgundy En Primeur Tasting this week, db chatted with buyer Adam Bruntlett about off-the-scale demand, top-performing white appellations and the growing obsolescence of the Burgundy critic.

Friday, January 13th, 2017 1 Comment »

Diversify Fine Wine to capitalise on Brexit

Investors need to keep a broad and diverse portfolio of fine wines to maximize their return in the wake of the Brexit vote, new research by Vin-X has demonstrated

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 No Comments »

J&B celebrates 40th anniversary in HK

Following its celebrations in London earlier this year, fine wine and spirits merchants, Justerini & Brooks marked its 40th anniversary during the Hong Kong Wine and Spirits Fair.

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Don’t panic, Captain Mainwaring

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a young man in possession of a good fortune must not panic when the do-dah hits the fan. Captain Mainwaring please note.

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 No Comments »

2015 first growths – the offer you can refuse

Normally a mainstay of any en primeur campaign with pricing judged to be fair, the first growths stumbled this year.

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2015: the new normal?

With the dust settled on this year’s primeurs it is clear that much has changed in the way these campaigns are now approached and that their overall importance, especially to the châteaux, has been greatly diminished.

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2015: bring in the high rollers

Lafite, Cheval Blanc, Ausone and l’Evangile have effectively brought this year’s campaign to an end with their releases over the last few days.

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2015: Pomerols set to stun?

Two of Pomerol’s top estates, Vieux Château Certan and l’Eglise Clinet, are out with wines and prices set stun – one way or another.

Friday, June 17th, 2016 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2015: do the Mouton-Ducru boogaloo

Château Mouton Rothschild and Ducru-Beaucaillou have left it fashionably late to join the party but arrive they have, will buyers boogie?

Thursday, June 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2015: the Brion’s are coming!

Haut-Brion, Clarence Haut-Brion and La Mission Haut-Brion have marched into view this morning but will it be a glorious charge or an ignominious rout?

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 No Comments »

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