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Sunday 24 May 2015

Fine Wine

Bordeaux 2014: ‘Seriously beautiful’ Comtesse turns heads

Pichon-Longueville Comtesse de Lalande set hearts aflutter this morning with its release, one merchant calling it “brilliant, brilliant, brilliant wine.”

Friday, May 22nd, 2015 1 Comment »

Online auctions reveal unexpected price increase in fine wine

iDealwine’s latest April results show buyers’ undiminishing thirst for Champagne, Bordeaux and Burgundy due to the weak euro.

Friday, May 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2014: the wine we all want?

A “quintessential” Domaine de Chevalier released this morning but despite positive noises from merchants, is it the wine everyone wants?

Thursday, May 21st, 2015 No Comments »

HDH hails ‘remarkable’ results

Chicago-based fine wine auctioneer, Hart Davis Hart, saw its latest sale achieve a “remarkable” US$6.2 million.

Thursday, May 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Slurp.asia rebrands as Cru Hong Kong

Online fine wine retailer, Slurp.asia has become Cru Hong Kong following its acquisition by the Cru Group last year.

Thursday, May 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Zachys Asia: May auction ‘upping the ante’

Zachys Asia has surprises up its sleeve for the spring auction which will “present the best of the best” from Bordeaux, Burgundy and Champagne, as well as a lot of fine whisky.

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2014: A well-judged release?

Léoville Barton and Pape Clement released this morning, but are they among the campaign’s better-judged releases?

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Lea & Sandeman expresses EP frustration

Fine Wine merchant Lea & Sandeman has expressed its frustration with the pricing of this year’s en primeur campaign.

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 No Comments »

D’Issan celebrates UK-Bordeaux links

Château d’Issan invited prominent members of the UK trade to Westminster Abbey last night to commemorate the days when Bordeaux was English.

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2014: Counting Lacoste

Pavie emerged this morning and, as was expected, mirrored fellow Saint Emilion “A” Angelus in its pricing, while the “best value” wine of the year was also released.

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 No Comments »

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