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Tuesday 30 September 2014

Fine Wine

HK somms see room for grower Champagnes

Hong Kong sommeliers have voiced their opinion that an increasingly sophisticated Champagne drinking market in Hong Kong has opened the door for grower Champagnes.

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 No Comments »

J&B appoints new HK head of sales

Fine wine merchant Justerini & Brooks has appointed Cellina Chan as its new head of sales in Hong Kong.

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 No Comments »

St Emilion estate to ‘equal’ Haut Brion

Prince Robert of Luxembourg has predicted his recent purchase in St Emilion is poised to become “an equal” to first growth Haut Brion and La Mission Haut Brion.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 No Comments »

HDH hails $6m Chicago sale

US auctioneer Hart Davis Hart has opened its autumn sales season with a US$6.6 million auction in Chicago, Burgundy leading the way.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Ritchie: Asia still has the edge over the US

Sotheby’s head of wine for Asia and the US, Jamie Ritchie, thinks that the former market has the slight edge over the latter when it comes to the future of the fine wine market despite signs the US is beginning to rally.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Acker’s first HK sale largest of 2014

Acker Merrall & Condit’s first Hong Kong sale of the autumn season proved the continuing health of the Asian auction market.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Uncorked: Tom Stopford Sackville

Goedhuis’ managing director talks about Pinot Noir, more Pinot Noir and drops a (not-so) subtle hint to Vega Sicilia about a vintage of theirs he needs to try.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Sotheby’s wine sale hits £1.6 million

Sotheby’s first London wine sale of the autumn season generated £1,674,810 ($2,729,940), hitting its pre-sale high estimate of £1.67 million.

Friday, September 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Liv-ex index: Being the best of the rest

Now recognised with their own Liv-ex index, the Rest of the World offerings are offering a healthy return for buyers who are prepared to broaden their horizons.

Friday, September 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Staples: Chinese wine boom never happened

The widely reported fine wine boom in China never really happened according to Simon Staples of Berry Bros & Rudd.

Friday, September 19th, 2014 4 Comments »

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