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Thursday 30 October 2014

Fine Wine

C&B: Buyers need to sort ‘charlatans’ from the genuine

UK wine merchant Corney & Barrow’s recent rejection of a suspect case of 1947 Burgundy illustrates its on-going drive to shut out fakes and build consumer confidence in fine wine.

Thursday, October 30th, 2014 No Comments »

British merchants back Italian fine wine

As Asian demand grows for top-end Italians, UK wine merchants are upbeat about Italy’s prospects.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 No Comments »

1882 Ne Oublie lands in HK

Grahams’ rare old tawny Port release, the 130-year-old Ne Oublie has launched in Hong Kong, the first Asian market to receive the wine.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Pontet-Canet declassification a mystery?

The Tesseron family claims to remain in the dark over the rejection of the 2012 vintage of its second wine by the AOC board.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Rihanna shows off taste for fine wine

Pop star Rihanna appears to have not only a taste for fine wine, but the good sense not to leave a bottle behind after a night out.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 1 Comment »

Vougeot tasting a clos conundrum

The Clos de Vougeot is “a vineyard that sums up everything that’s difficult, good and interesting about Burgundy,” according to Fine + Rare director, Joss Fowler.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Fine wine art to be auctioned for charity

An artist who made his name with a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II has produced the first in a series of fine wine paintings that is due to be auctioned for charity next year.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Australia and Bordeaux take centre stage

The 2008 vintages of Penfolds Grange and non-first growth crus classés took centre stage in the fine wine world this week.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Life beyond Burgundy for US auctions

If Burgundy has been grabbing the headlines in this season’s US wine auctions, Chicago’s Hart Davis Hart hopes to redress the balance with its first Bordeaux only sale this Thursday.

Monday, October 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Masseto scores on Liv-ex

With Masseto 2010 up 90% on Liv-ex over the last 12 months, expectations are running high for the 2011.

Monday, October 27th, 2014 No Comments »

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