The head of Domaine Jacques Prieur has explained how experiences in Bordeaux and Burgundy have informed major winemaking changes at the family estates in each region.
Yalumba’s Robert Hill-Smith has taken over as chairman of Australia’s First Families of Wine with a mission to put the country “back on the catwalk”.
Auction house Bonhams has opened a restaurant in London with rising star Tom Kemble as head chef and two masters of wine taking care of the wine list.
Bordeaux has found a level at which buyers are prepared to return to the market and is beginning to outpace Burgundy and Champagne, says Gibbs.
The recent liquidation of French merchant 1855.com raises a lot of questions – not least why it kept trading for so long, leading some to suspect a conspiracy.
The Swiss already spend around €10 billion a year in cross-border shopping – a figure set to rise on the back of a devalued Euro and likely to benefit nearby wine merchants.
The CEO and president of Sotheby’s Wine Americas & Asia is the quintessential Englishman in New York where he has been since 1995.
Critical scores play a key role in the Liv-ex Power 100 list, but they are by no means only factor, as some of the top fine wine merchants explain.
Auction house Zachys begins its new season in Asia with a “dazzling array” of fine wines and spirits at its Hong Kong sale this weekend.
Proving that few grapes can beat the malleability and creative potential of Chardonnay was last month’s Masters tasting, where top-price pours and cheaper oaked styles fared well.
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