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Fine Wine

American oak ‘not suited to Cabernet’

American oak “does not match” with Cabernet Sauvignon, according to Brad Grimes, winemaker at Napa’s Abreu Vineyards.

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016 22 Comments »

Bordeaux Index rebrands to ‘BI’

Fine wine merchant Bordeaux Index has rebranded to the simpler ‘BI’ to better reflect its diverse range and expertise.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

Wine scam director raked in £300,000

A convicted fraudster conned investors out of over £300,000 for fine wine that was never purchased, and instead spent the money on hotel rooms and shopping trips.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

NVV partners with Christie’s for HK sale

Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) has partnered with Christie’s auction house in order to bring some rare and collectable wines to Hong Kong this November.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

All about Champagne in February

Prestige cuvée Champagnes were among the leading brands in February as the Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 index rose 1.2%, its biggest gain in over a year.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

All that glitters…

So, we’ve got this gold thing happening again. You can always rely on a gold bug to trumpet the precious metal’s attractions when it seems to be hitting the fan in other asset classes.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

Highlights of Christie’s HK sale

Christie’s first Hong Kong sale of 2016 is awash with top Burgundy and Bordeaux – here is a selection of the best lots on offer.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

Best-selling labels at Sotheby’s in 2015

The fine wine auction scene is certainly heating up, especially at Sotheby’s. Here, we take you through last year’s biggest selling labels at the famous auction house.

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Sotheby’s sales make over US$3m

Sotheby’s fine wine sales in London and New York made over US$3 million and included the first sale in Ornellaia’s ‘Archivio Storico’ project.

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Uncorked: Jean-Marie Pratt

The head of wine for Sarment Hong Kong, Jean-Marie Pratt speaks to dbHK about the best aspects of the Asian wine industry and being happiest in the middle of nowhere.

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 No Comments »

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