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Wednesday 30 July 2014

Fine Wine

Shipwreck wine draws buyers at auction

Two lots of shipwrecked Gruaud Larose caught buyers attention at Sotheby’s auction last week but bidding for the top lots did not set the sale alight.

Monday, November 18th, 2013 No Comments »

De Rougement designs Mouton 2011 label

French painter and sculptor Guy de Rougemont has designed the 2011 label of Pauillac first growth Château Mouton Rothschild.

Monday, November 18th, 2013 No Comments »

Gruaud Larose climbing solidly

Saint-Julien estate Gruaud Larose has reached a record high on Liv-ex’s index having weathered the storm afflicting the wider Bordeaux market.

Monday, November 18th, 2013 No Comments »

Astrom: Vin de Constance deserves to be better known

Hans Astrom, managing director of Klein Constantia, has spoken of his desire to see fine wine enthusiasts take more notice of Vin de Constance.

Friday, November 15th, 2013 1 Comment »

Bordeaux moves in mysterious ways

Following the recent 2013 harvest the market remains as unpredictable as ever.

Thursday, November 14th, 2013 No Comments »

Moët collection sold for £147k

A collection of Moët & Chandon dating back to 1914 was sold for £147,333 at auction this week.

Thursday, November 14th, 2013 No Comments »

Lea & Sandeman appeal for information after theft

Wine merchant Lea & Sandeman is appealing for information after a large quantity of Champagne was stolen from a delivery truck.

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 No Comments »

Fake wine: ‘we are scratching the surface’

The amount of fake fine wine in the global market is still “huge” according to Maureen Downey, fine wine authentication expert and head of Chai Consulting.

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 No Comments »

North American buyers bouncing back at auction

Signs that the North American market is getting stronger were in evidence last weekend at Sotheby’s New York sale.

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 No Comments »

Chinese drink wine for health benefits, not flavour

Chinese consumers drink wine primarily for its health benefits, not for its taste or luxury status, according to new research.

Monday, November 11th, 2013 No Comments »

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