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Monday 24 October 2016 loc: GB

Fine Wine

Petit Mouton leads 2014 risers

Second wines of the first growths and big Right Bank names have been the best performers for the crop of Bordeaux 2014.

Monday, October 24th, 2016 No Comments »

‘Incredible’ results for Avery family cellar

Christie’s auction of the Avery family’s fine wine cellar in London this week saw “incredible results”, according to the auctioneer.

Friday, October 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Champagne 2016: no rush to celebration… yet

After the vineyards were battered by a series of atrocious weather at the beginning of the year, the state of the harvest in Champagne in 2016 has given producers some cause for hope.

Thursday, October 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Margaux appoints new managing director

Château Margaux has appointed Philippe Bascaules as its new managing director but he will also remain director of winemaking at Inglenook in California.

Thursday, October 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Henri Giraud to open 0% stainless steel cellar

Champagne Henri Giraud is to open a “pioneering” new cellar this November with 0% stainless steel.

Thursday, October 20th, 2016 No Comments »

China topples US as Australia’s top export market

China has overtaken the US to become Australia’s most valuable export market, fuelled by the increased demand for higher priced bottled wine.

Thursday, October 20th, 2016 1 Comment »

Storming success for La Mission in NYC

An ex-cellar sale of Château La Mission Haut-Brion in New York has realised almost US$1.4 million with over $40,000 raised for charity.

Thursday, October 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Christie’s HK announces first online sale

Christie’s has launched its first online auction, ‘Discover Bordeaux’, which features ‘affordable’ lots including First Growth verticals from a single private collector.

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 No Comments »

Penfolds unveils six-litre decanter

Penfolds has partnered with a French glassmaker to make two special decanters for its new 2012 Grange.

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 No Comments »

Hospices de Beaune director dies

Antoine Jacquet, director of the Hospices de Beaune, has died very suddenly while in China at the age of 64.

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 No Comments »

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