You are currently viewing the International Edition. You can also switch to the Hong Kong Edition.
Saturday 29 November 2014

Fine Wine

Wine conmen strike again

A London merchant has become the third UK business victim this month of major wine theft, after fraudsters conned the firm out of almost £50,000-worth of stock.

Friday, November 28th, 2014 1 Comment »

Christie’s HK sale makes HK$36m

Christie’s latest fine wine sale in Hong Kong made in excess of HK$36 million, driven by perennial auction favourite DRC and exceptionally old and rare Yquem.

Friday, November 28th, 2014 No Comments »

En primeur: the Bordelais’ perspective

Thomas Duroux of Château Palmer, Xavier Sanchez of Pichon Baron, Veronique Sanders of Haut-Bailly and merchant François Thienpont give their views on en primeur and next year’s campaign.

Friday, November 28th, 2014 1 Comment »

‘All about Burgundy’ at Heritage sale

Heritage Auction’s early December sale will feature over 700 lots of top Burgundy from Dugat to Groffier to the ubiquitous DRC.

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Date set for third Great Tokaj Auction

The third Great Tokaj Auction will take place in Hungary’s Sárospatak Castle on 25 April next year.

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Liv-ex: Haut Brion on the rise

New figures released by Liv-ex show Haut Brion, the perennial “also-ran” among First Growths, pulling away from its rivals.

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Yquem releases up-market six packs

With an eye on Christmas, Château d’Yquem has released a number of smart presentation cases with single bottles featuring vintages dating back to 1982.

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Sotheby’s sale to offer ‘best of the best’

Auction house Sotheby’s is to offer the “best of the best” at its next Hong Kong auction next month with over 200 lots of the world’s finest wines up for grabs.

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Burgundy dominates at $5.6m sale

Part two of auction house Wally’s Roy Welland Collection sale raised US$5.6 million, smashing its low estimate of $3.6m.

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Uncorked: David Baverstock

David Baverstock, head winemaker at Herdade do Esporão in the Alentejo, speaks to the drinks business about his illustrious career in Portugal.

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Most Read

Top 10 biggest Champagne markets

23rd October, 2014 by Lauren Eads

Top 10 famous wine collectors

13th October, 2014 by Lauren Eads

Six new Masters of Wine announced

9th September, 2014 by Lauren Eads

Depardieu: 'I drink 14 bottles of wine a day'

15th September, 2014 by Lucy Shaw

Top 10 wacky wine designs

9th September, 2014 by Lucy Shaw

Top 10 drinks myths

18th September, 2014 by Neal Baker

Top 10 celebrity drinks brands

8th September, 2014 by Lauren Eads

French harvesters strip for nude calendar

3rd October, 2014 by Lucy Shaw

Top 10 clever cocktail names

3rd September, 2014 by Lucy Shaw

Top 10 Scotch whiskies

3rd September, 2014 by Lauren Eads