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Thursday 23 October 2014

Fine Wine

Liv-ex launches SIB Passport

In its quest to simplify and speed up fine wine trading, Liv-ex have just introduced a system to check the condition of individual bottles.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Harrods’ top 10 wines and spirits

Harrods’ wine buyer, Ed Gerard, reveals the top-grossing wines and spirits at the famous Knightsbridge store in the year to date

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Auction tests demand for cult California

A Wally’s wine auction in New York this Friday could be a bellwether for the popularity of cult Californians such as Screaming Eagle.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Sandeman joins wave of old tawny releases

Sandeman is celebrating its 225th anniversary next year with the release of its first ever single cask of Very Old Tawny Port.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

What’s Hot in Hong Kong: Armit

Riesling, Super Tuscans and old Rioja have been leading the way in Hong Kong for fine wine merchant Armit recently.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Pontet-Canet second wine loses AOC

The 2012 vintage of Pontet-Canet’s second wine, Les Hauts de Pontet-Canet, has had its AOC application rejected and will instead be bottled as Vin de France.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 1 Comment »

Graham’s tackles vintage Port conundrum

Graham’s is offering people the chance to pre-purchase vintage Port in the year of its harvest in order to meet demand for birth and wedding gifts.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 No Comments »

First growths see trade boost

Last week saw an uptick in trade for Bordeaux’s first growths on Liv-ex, as “off” vintages yet again boosted the region amid more growth for fine wine.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Baroness’ son takes over at Mouton

Philippe Sereys de Rothschild, son of the late Baroness Philippine, has been confirmed as the estate’s next president.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Uncorked: Aurelio Montes Jr.

Chilean winemaker Aurelio Montes Jr. hopped over the Andes in 2001 to establish Kaiken. His greatest vices are skydiving and drinking wine

Monday, October 20th, 2014 No Comments »

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