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Monday 31 August 2015

Fine Wine

Auction to put Oregon Pinot centre stage

Some of Oregon’s top wineries are seeking to raise the international profile of the state’s Pinot Noir via a major new auction, which will feature exclusive, small parcels from the 2014 vintage.

Friday, August 28th, 2015 No Comments »

The man behind Hong Kong’s wine revolution

David Webster joined Watson’s Wine in the 1970s and was at the forefront of introducing wine to the city when everyone was still drinking Cognac and wearing flares.

Thursday, August 27th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Black Monday’ spells trouble for China

After China’s stock market experienced its biggest single-day loss in eight years, investors are worried this could see an end to China’s imports of luxury drinks brands.

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Mouton most popular wine on Liv-ex

Château Mouton Rothschild has overtaken fellow first growth Lafite as the most searched for wine on Liv-ex.

Monday, August 24th, 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 »

Wally’s appoints new auction chief

US wine merchant Wally’s has named Julia Gilbert as the new vice president of its auction division.

Friday, August 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Vega Sicilia names new technical director

Vega Sicilia has named its new technical director, just three days after confirming the departure of the former winemaker.

Thursday, August 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Lafite’s fortunes continue to fade

Château Lafite’s price premium versus its fellow first growths is continuing to fall with Mouton Rothschild and Haut-Brion catching up.

Thursday, August 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Chance to taste 1915 Krug this autumn

The chance to taste some of the last bottles of Krug 1915 will be offered by Sotheby’s in New York this September as houses announce their autumn sales programmes.

Thursday, August 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 richest French châteaux owners

We count down the richest French châteaux owners in the world, according to French business paper Challenge’s Fortune 500.

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 1 Comment »

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