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Wednesday 1 October 2014

Fine Wine

Liv-ex 100 hits 2009 levels

The Liv-ex 100 index has fallen back to October 2009 levels in June following 15 months of decline, with Bordeaux stabilising somewhat and DRC’s La Tâche taking a severe tumble.

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Mouton trading strongly

Bordeaux first growth Mouton Rothschild has traded strongly on the fine wine trading platform Cavex.

Monday, June 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Storage with style

Fine wine storage in Hong Kong is becoming increasingly sophisticated, in keeping with the need for provenance at auction.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Coravin tackles safety concerns

The manufacturer of Coravin has confirmed that it plans to resume shipments after investigating an alarming safety concern.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Piedmont 2010 perfectly timed

Piedmont’s producers have hailed a “super vintage” as they release their 2010 wines into a market showing “unprecedented” demand for this region.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Penfolds makes tactical launch move

Penfolds has announced a plan to shift the release date for its top end wines, launching them all together in October to tap into a key time of year for gift giving.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Clos Fourtet bucks Bordeaux slump

Saint-Emilion estate, Clos Fourtet, has recorded one of the best performances so far this year of any Bordeaux property.

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Pétrus tops NY sale

Pétrus 1990 was the leading lot at Sotheby’s New York sale, with Lafite, Haut-Brion and Burgundy also making the list.

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Leading wine collector held hostage at home

One of France’s most famous wine collectors, Michel-Jack Chasseuil, has been held hostage in his own home by armed men who later fled without breaking into his cellar.

Monday, June 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

DRC, Pétrus and Port at Sotheby’s sale

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti and Pétrus predictably dominated Sotheby’s latest London sale but vintage Port and 1961 Latour was also “snapped up” by buyers.

Friday, June 20th, 2014 No Comments »

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