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Saturday 1 November 2014

Fine Wine

2005 Bordeaux worth another look?

With the fine wine market filled with cautious confidence and Bordeaux seeing signs of rehabilitation, Liv-ex has pointed to the 2005 vintage as worthy of a revisit.

Friday, September 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Spurrier’s English fizz launched

Wine trade veteran and writer, Steven Spurrier, has released Bride Valley – his first English sparkling wine through Liberty Wines.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 best-selling fine wines at Majestic

Majestic Wine’s fine wine buyer, Nick Dagley reveals the firm’s top ten selling fine wines over the past summer.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Latour 1996: where’s the premium?

First growth Château Latour has re-released its 1996, 2001 and 2002 vintages, with less of a premium than its previous ex-cellar releases.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 No Comments »

2014 could be Bordeaux’s ‘last chance’

It won’t be another “vintage of the century”, but 2014 could be “just what Bordeaux needs,” says ex-pat grower and winemaker, Gavin Quinney.

Monday, September 8th, 2014 3 Comments »

Uncorked: Cristina Mariani May

Cristina Mariani May, co-CEO of the US importer Banfi Vintners, on ambition, wine and running like Forrest Gump.

Monday, September 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Dubai’s wine market ‘developing fast’

Dubai is a relatively new market for wine, but the trade is developing fast, according to Olivier Gasselin, head sommelier at Hakkasan.

Monday, September 8th, 2014 1 Comment »

Rare Bordeaux set for £1.3m auction

Sotheby’s upcoming London wine sale, set to feature more than 1,000 lots of rare and classic Bordeaux wines, has been tipped to raise more than £1 million.

Friday, September 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Sassicaia: The Italian rooster

Last week Sassicaia and its second wine Guidalberto “ruled the roost” in the Liv-ex trade tables with the 2010 and 2011 trading in “healthy quantities.”

Thursday, September 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Super Tuscan Tiganello is ‘under-priced’

Berkmann’s Alex Canneti explains the pricing behind the famed Super Tuscan, and why Italy’s fine wines are stealing share from the French.

Thursday, September 4th, 2014 No Comments »

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