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Saturday 1 November 2014

Fine Wine

High prices will not protect Bordeaux ‘brand’

With the pricing of Bordeaux futures a large part of the failure of three successive campaigns, the depreciation of recent back vintages shows that high pricing does not help châteaux protect their “brand”.

Thursday, May 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: the end is nigh

With the release of Vieux Château Certan, L’Eglise Clinet and Léoville Poyferré this morning, the end of the Bordeaux 2013 campaign is in sight.

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 No Comments »

En primeur vs peanuts & parrots

A special en primeur-themed edition of the “Fine Wine vs” series in which the link between Bordeaux 2013, peanuts and parrots is explored – in depth.

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: has Ausone got it right?

Ausone released the price for its 2013 vintage yesterday afternoon at the same level as Cheval Blanc, it should be the more attractive offer – but is it?

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 1 Comment »

Bordeaux 2013: Cheval Blanc releases at 2008 price

Cheval Blanc has released its 2013 vintage at the same price as the 2008 but it would have to drop to at least the 2004 level if it were to be anywhere near the cheapest vintage on the market.

Monday, April 28th, 2014 No Comments »

US ‘reasserts’ itself at Sotheby’s sale

American buyers were out in force at Sotheby’s New York sale this week, in an auction that made US$1.4 million and was dominated by Bordeaux.

Monday, April 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Vega Sicilia to dominate Christie’s sale

Auction house Christie’s is to auction “Treasures from a Swiss Connoisseur part II” next month in New York alongside a collection of Vega Sicilia dating back to the 1920s.

Friday, April 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: Figeac, Langoa Barton, Branaire Ducru

Another flurry of releases this morning with Figeac, Langoa Barton, Branaire Ducru and Domaine du Chevalier.

Friday, April 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Attention turns from HK to Singapore

The attention of fine wine merchants in Asia is increasingly turning from Hong Kong to Singapore.

Thursday, April 24th, 2014 1 Comment »

Bordeaux 2013: Haut-Brion highs and lows

Haut-Brion and its confederates dominate this morning’s releases but while there are cuts for the reds, the whites haven’t budged from last year.

Thursday, April 24th, 2014 No Comments »

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