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Monday 2 March 2015

Fine Wine

Rihanna shows off taste for fine wine

Pop star Rihanna appears to have not only a taste for fine wine, but the good sense not to leave a bottle behind after a night out.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 2 Comments »

Vougeot tasting a clos conundrum

The Clos de Vougeot is “a vineyard that sums up everything that’s difficult, good and interesting about Burgundy,” according to Fine + Rare director, Joss Fowler.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Fine wine art to be auctioned for charity

An artist who made his name with a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II has produced the first in a series of fine wine paintings that is due to be auctioned for charity next year.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Australia and Bordeaux take centre stage

The 2008 vintages of Penfolds Grange and non-first growth crus classés took centre stage in the fine wine world this week.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Life beyond Burgundy for US auctions

If Burgundy has been grabbing the headlines in this season’s US wine auctions, Chicago’s Hart Davis Hart hopes to redress the balance with its first Bordeaux only sale this Thursday.

Monday, October 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Masseto scores on Liv-ex

With Masseto 2010 up 90% on Liv-ex over the last 12 months, expectations are running high for the 2011.

Monday, October 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Asian buyers drive London sale

Buyers from across Asia drove Sotheby’s recent London sale and scooped up the top lots of Henri Jayer that were on offer.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 1 Comment »

Q&A with Jorge Nuñes

Symington Family Estates Asia Pacific marketing manager, Jorge Nuñes, on the market for rare Port in the region as the company prepares to launch the Grahams’ 1882 Ne Oublie in Hong Kong.

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Liv-ex launches SIB Passport

In its quest to simplify and speed up fine wine trading, Liv-ex have just introduced a system to check the condition of individual bottles.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Harrods’ top 10 bestsellers

Harrods’ wine buyer, Ed Gerard, reveals the top-grossing wines and spirits at the famous Knightsbridge store in the year to date.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

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