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Saturday 28 March 2015

Fine Wine

Can Parker halt 2005 Bordeaux slide?

A wine investment firm has tracked the varied fortunes of 2005 Bordeaux and, with Robert Parker set to revisit the vintage, considers the impact of any upward re-evaluation.

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 1 Comment »

Market celebrates a ‘very punchy’ price for Latour

Merchant’s prayers have been answered with Latour’s release for its 2003, but will it set the tone for Bordeaux 2014?

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Uncorked: Tim Hanni MW

Self-styled “flavour maven” Tim Hanni MW is a trained chef, wine educator and author of: Why you like the wines you like.

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 No Comments »

A Chinese first growth coming soon?

The fact that over 100 Bordeaux châteaux are now in Chinese hands, begs the question – will they ever own a first growth?

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 No Comments »

No cooling off for DRC

Demand for Burgundy’s DRC will be tested at Sotheby’s next week, and despite the eye-watering sums involved the auction house remains confident

Monday, March 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Christie’s kicks off NYC spring season

Christie’s is beginning its New York spring season with an online sale featuring over 900 bottles of Madeira.

Monday, March 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 Berry Bros bestsellers in Japan

Simon Staples, Berry Bros sales director for Asia reveals the firm’s bestsellers in Japan, discovering a wine market surprisingly close in sentiment to the UK.

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Jailed ex-secret serviceman’s wine on sale

Ivory tusks, gold bars, 12th century Buddhist statues and fine wine, including a bottle of US$4,000 Pétrus, have gone on sale at a most unusual auction at a military base in Thailand.

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Uncorked: Paul Beavis, Champagne Lanson

The boss of Lanson Champagne UK since 2009, Paul Beavis speaks to the drinks business about his love of Pinot Noir and how ice cream is his biggest vice.

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Barolo tops £1m at Justerini & Brooks

Pent-up demand for the highly-rated 2010 vintage has given fine wine merchant Justerini & Brooks its best year ever for Barolo.

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 No Comments »

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