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Saturday 5 September 2015

Fine Wine

Bordeaux trade suffering mid-June

Bordeaux’s share of trade on Liv-ex in the middle of June is at a new low for 2015 but is it a blip or the result of a so-so en primeur campaign?

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Fine wine market grows 234% in 10 years

A new report has revealed the increasing popularity of fine wine over the past decade, highlighting growth of 234%.

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 2 Comments »

Sotheby’s wine sales top $10m in NYC

Sotheby’s wine sales in New York have exceeded US$10 million in the first half of this year following a successful sale last weekend.

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Margaux unveils new buildings

Château Margaux has officially opened its new winery buildings designed by Sir Norman Foster, in time for the estate’s bicentenary.

Monday, June 15th, 2015 No Comments »

En Primeur: Asia market ‘has matured’

This year’s en primeur campaign has been hailed a success by several Hong Kong-based wine merchants, with many Asian consumers having changed their buying habits to reflect personal consumption.

Monday, June 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Sotheby’s en primeur campaign declared a success

Sotheby’s en primeur campaign was a sterling success according to the auction house, with sales up 90% on 2013.

Friday, June 12th, 2015 No Comments »

The Bordelais are getting it right

Recent en primeur pricing is fair and reasonable when underlying price trends are factored in, argues Watermark Fine Wines’ founder Andrew Davison.

Thursday, June 11th, 2015 No Comments »

In focus: 2007 Rhône

A much lauded vintage, high Parker points but hampered by low liquidity the best wines of the Rhône sometimes struggle to capitalise on their many strong points.

Thursday, June 11th, 2015 1 Comment »

Young Palmer shines in tasting

A vertical tasting of Palmer conducted by critic Jean-Marc Quarin showed younger vintages in a much better light than their (supposedly) illustrious fore-runners.

Thursday, June 11th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Lesser’ vintages lead iDealwine auctions

A Hong Kong buyer snapped up a six-bottle case of 1999 Chateau Palmer at iDealwine’s May auctions, as the weak euro continues to entice buyers from Asia.

Thursday, June 11th, 2015 No Comments »

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