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Saturday 29 November 2014

Fine Wine

Over 1,000 rare lots at London sale

Sotheby’s has lined up over 1,000 “who’s who” lots of top flight Bordeaux, Burgundy and Rhône for its London sale later this month.

Friday, July 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Brunello image a ‘double-edged sword’

A combination of high prices and consumer misconception is ensuring that Brunello di Montalcino remains under-represented in the UK market, believes one Master of Wine.

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Liv-ex 100 hits 2009 levels

The Liv-ex 100 index has fallen back to October 2009 levels in June following 15 months of decline, with Bordeaux stabilising somewhat and DRC’s La Tâche taking a severe tumble.

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Mouton trading strongly

Bordeaux first growth Mouton Rothschild has traded strongly on the fine wine trading platform Cavex.

Monday, June 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Storage with style

Fine wine storage in Hong Kong is becoming increasingly sophisticated, in keeping with the need for provenance at auction.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Coravin tackles safety concerns

The manufacturer of Coravin has confirmed that it plans to resume shipments after investigating an alarming safety concern.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Piedmont 2010 perfectly timed

Piedmont’s producers have hailed a “super vintage” as they release their 2010 wines into a market showing “unprecedented” demand for this region.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Penfolds makes tactical launch move

Penfolds has announced a plan to shift the release date for its top end wines, launching them all together in October to tap into a key time of year for gift giving.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Clos Fourtet bucks Bordeaux slump

Saint-Emilion estate, Clos Fourtet, has recorded one of the best performances so far this year of any Bordeaux property.

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Pétrus tops NY sale

Pétrus 1990 was the leading lot at Sotheby’s New York sale, with Lafite, Haut-Brion and Burgundy also making the list.

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 No Comments »

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