Wine counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan has been found guilty on multiple counts of fraud worth over $1 million by a jury in New York.
The results of 2013′s Rioja Masters by the drinks business have been released, highlighting the medal-winning producers and best-performing categories.
Fine wine brands shouldn’t forget Japan and the UK for sales and image building, believes Opus One CEO David Pearson.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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