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Saturday 20 December 2014

Fine Wine

Sotheby’s crosses channel for Paris sale

London-based auction house Sotheby’s is to host its first Parisian auction offering last minute Christmas treats for well-heeled wine lovers.

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Growing price appreciation for old Port?

A less Bordeaux-centric market has driven recent Port vintages upwards at surprising rates and the potential for bigger returns on older vintages is also growing.

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 No Comments »

HDH top of the US auction charts

US fine wine auctioneer, Hart Davis Hart, looks set to remain the country’s number one wine seller this year as the US market continues to grow.

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Rioja Masters 2014: The medalists

We reveal the medalists in The Drinks Business Rioja Masters 2014, a region that has the scope, accessibility and innovation to tick nearly every box.

Monday, December 15th, 2014 1 Comment »

Berry warns Bordeaux over 2014 prices

Bordeaux producers have only “one more vintage to get it right” in terms of pricing and reviving demand, according to Simon Berry of Berry Bros. & Rudd.

Monday, December 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Tesco slashes wine prices via social media

Tesco is offering 26% off cases of Château Léoville Las Cases 2009 via a social selling campaign targeting fine wine lovers with “co-buying” service Buyapowa.

Thursday, December 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Are white blends SA’s best wines?

In a recent feature for the drinks business Tim Atkin MW asserted that South Africa’s best wines are its white blends. We asked South African winemakers for their thoughts.

Thursday, December 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux bounce at Zachy’s

As the autumn auction season draws to a close Jeff Zacharia, president of Zachy’s auction house, speaks to db revealing his insights on the future of Bordeaux.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 Fortnum & Mason bestsellers

Jamie Waugh, drinks buyer at Fortnum & Mason, reveals the famous London store’s top 10 wine and spirits by value.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 No Comments »

A case of déjà vu at Liv-ex?

A surge of excitement followed by dashed hopes has been a familiar pattern with the Liv-ex 100, but are things changing?

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 No Comments »

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