Second wines of the first growths and big Right Bank names have been the best performers for the crop of Bordeaux 2014.
Christie’s auction of the Avery family’s fine wine cellar in London this week saw “incredible results”, according to the auctioneer.
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.
Château Margaux has appointed Philippe Bascaules as its new managing director but he will also remain director of winemaking at Inglenook in California.
Champagne Henri Giraud is to open a “pioneering” new cellar this November with 0% stainless steel.
China has overtaken the US to become Australia’s most valuable export market, fuelled by the increased demand for higher priced bottled wine.
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.
Christie’s has launched its first online auction, ‘Discover Bordeaux’, which features ‘affordable’ lots including First Growth verticals from a single private collector.
Penfolds has partnered with a French glassmaker to make two special decanters for its new 2012 Grange.
Antoine Jacquet, director of the Hospices de Beaune, has died very suddenly while in China at the age of 64.
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