The mood in Bordeaux is indignant, and the châteaux are laughing at the idea that this year’s en primeur campaign will see prices close to 2008, writes Jean-Marc Quarin.
This year’s London Wine Fair will see an increased fine wine focus with The View Tastings – a dedicated area for wines that cost over £30.
Consumers worldwide are returning to the fine wine market, whose recent downturn has seen a welcome exodus of many less reputable investment funds, according to one major player.
From Krug to Selosse and Roederer to Dom Pérignon, we count down the best-selling Champagne houses at Sotheby’s in 2014.
Ornellaia has reported a growing appetite for collecting wine as the Super Tuscan unveiled Swiss artist John Armleder as the latest collaborator in its “Vendemmia d’Artista” series.
The 2015 AfrAsia Bank Cape Wine Auction raised an “astounding” ZAR10.5 million (£554k) for children’s education in South Africa’s winelands last weekend.
US auction house, Hart Davis Hart is toasting a US$4.9 million auction in Chicago with “phenomenal” prices paid for Pétrus, Rousseau and Sine Qua Non.
The fine wine auction market is shifting depending on where the wine is sourced, where it’s sold and which corner of the world has the deepest pockets.
Dubai airport’s fine wine and spirit travel retail chain – Le Clos, reveals its best performers by revenue in 2014.
Comparing the market price for a case of wine traded on Liv-ex on 1st September 2013 with the market price a year later, makes for a revealing top 10.
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