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Fine Wine

Palmer 2015 barrel makes HK$3m at auction

A 225-litre barrel of 2015 Palmer topped the best-selling lots at the estate’s first ex-cellar sale in Hong Kong at the weekend, making over HK$3 million.

Monday, June 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Ritchie appointed Sotheby’s head of wine

Jamie Ritchie has been named as Sotheby’s new ‘worldwide head of wine’ and will oversee all of the house’s wine auction and retail businesses.

Monday, June 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Fine Wine 100 rises for sixth consecutive month

The Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 index rose for the sixth consecutive month in May, the first time it has seen such a sustained rise since early 2011.

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2015: Release overload swamps merchants

The slew of big name releases yesterday saw the en primeur campaign roar back to life but it was too much at once and many wines went begging say merchants.

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

Top 10 lots of Sotheby’s Palmer sale

Sotheby’s upcoming Château Palmer auction includes trips to the estate, the chance to buy a barrel of its 2015 vintage and rare opportunities to bid on classic vintages. We look at the top 10 lots on offer.

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016 No Comments »

What could Jefferson buy today?

What was US president Thomas Jefferson stocking his cellar with and what would his budget buy him today?

Friday, May 27th, 2016 No Comments »

Drops of God authors turn to wine pairing

Japanese manga authors and creators of the wine-themed Japanese cartoon sensation, The Drops of God, have released a new series based on wine and food pairing.

Friday, May 27th, 2016 No Comments »

Fine wine ‘shines’ at Bonhams

Burgundy and Bordeaux achieved top results at Bonhams’ recent London sale, which made £1 million in total.

Friday, May 27th, 2016 No Comments »

HDH chairman to retire

John Hart, co-founder and chairman of Chicago auction house Hart Davis Hart, is to retire this July it has been announced.

Friday, May 27th, 2016 No Comments »

Bid:offer ratio at highest level since ‘10

The Liv-ex bid to offer ratio has this month returned to its highest level since May 2010, holding firm despite a lukewarm primeurs.

Thursday, May 26th, 2016 No Comments »

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