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Wednesday 17 September 2014

Fine Wine

Top 10 London Wine Week events

With London Wine Week around the corner, we round up the top 10 events to seek out when the town will be painted red, white and rosé.

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Alex Ferguson’s wine makes £2m

Christie’s sale of wines from Sir Alex Ferguson’s collection made over £2 million (HK$29.3m) this weekend in Hong Kong.

Monday, May 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Parker scores begin to move 2011s

The Bordeaux 2011s have received a boost since Robert Parker’s in-bottle scores, with trades in the vintage almost up to almost 20% of Bordeaux trading activity on Liv-ex this month.

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

HDH toasts $4m Burgundy sale

US auction house Hart Davis Hart is celebrating another record breaking sale of Burgundy in Chicago that was 100% sold and made over US$4 million.

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Bonhams lines up European cellars for London sale

Bonhams’ next London fine wine sale will feature collections from a selection of European cellars spanning top flight Bordeaux, Burgundy, Italian and mature Rioja.

Friday, May 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Ex-cellar Cheval Blanc sale in HK

An ex-cellar collection worth over HK$6 million is to be auctioned by Sotheby’s in Hong Kong at the end of the month.

Thursday, May 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux heading for ‘collective suicide’

Respected Sauternes producer, Alexandre de Lur-Saluces, has warned Bordeaux is heading for “collective suicide”, if it continues with its current pricing strategy.

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 4 Comments »

Kurniawan prosecutors call for 14 years

Lawyers prosecuting convicted wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan have panned his defence’s calls for leniency and called for a jail term of up to 14 years.

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014 2 Comments »

Is Coravin’s new wine sampling device a game changer?

Five years after the UK arrival of Enomatic, a new sampling device – Coravin – is again getting restaurateurs excited.

Monday, May 12th, 2014 3 Comments »

Salon 2002 ‘the Champagne’ for Hong Kong this summer

Salon’s 2002 vintage was launched in Hong Kong today (12 May) by its distributor who wants it to be “the wine of celebration” in Hong Kong this summer.

Monday, May 12th, 2014 No Comments »

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