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Friday 29 August 2014

Fine Wine

Kurniawan found guilty

Wine counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan has been found guilty on multiple counts of fraud worth over $1 million by a jury in New York.

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013 No Comments »

2013′s Rioja Masters medalists revealed

The results of 2013′s Rioja Masters by the drinks business have been released, highlighting the medal-winning producers and best-performing categories.

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 No Comments »

UK and Japan vital for fine wine

Fine wine brands shouldn’t forget Japan and the UK for sales and image building, believes Opus One CEO David Pearson.

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 No Comments »

6-litre Macallan to open Sotheby’s 2014 season

A six-litre imperial of Macallan “M”, rare Burgundy from Armand Rousseau and an ex-cellar collection of Veuve Clicquot will kickstart Sotheby’s 2014 season in Hong Kong.

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 No Comments »

Taylor’s tees up 50-year-old series

Taylor’s Port is preparing to launch a new series of rare single harvest Ports, with the first expression due to reach markets worldwide in January 2014.

Monday, December 16th, 2013 No Comments »

Burgundy continues unstoppable auction run

Burgundy’s bull run of the auction circuit continued apace this week with Domaine de la Romanée-Conti and Henri Jayer topping Sotheby’s best lots.

Thursday, December 12th, 2013 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: ‘a joyous triumph over adversity’

This year’s wines from Pauillac and Pomerol are “a joyous triumph over adversity” writes AXA MD Christian Seely, who added that detractors of the vintage will be “agreeably surprised”.

Thursday, December 12th, 2013 1 Comment »

Bordeaux drags market down in 2013

The poor performance of Left Bank Bordeaux frustrated merchants this year and the Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 is facing an unparalleled third consecutive slump.

Thursday, December 12th, 2013 No Comments »

Kurniawan owed ‘millions’

Alleged wine counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan was millions of dollars in debt to a major auction house the court heard yesterday as his trial continues in New York.

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 No Comments »

Bordelais should focus on second wines in 2013

The top châteaux in Bordeaux could hold back from producing a grand vin this year and instead plough production into their second wines, according to one MW.

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 No Comments »

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