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Tuesday 22 July 2014

Fine Wine

Tang sues LA lawyer for libel over ‘fake’ DRC

Hong Kong’s former chief secretary Henry Tang has filed a lawsuit against LA lawyer Don Cornwell after he challenged the authenticity of DRC Tang put up for auction.

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 No Comments »

19th century Port collection at Christie’s sale

Christie’s next Geneva sale will feature a collection of 19th century Port and Madeira as well as an extremely rare decanter of Royal Salute whisky and 1929 Haut-Brion.

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 No Comments »

French government spends €50k on cellar

The French government has spent €50,000 on regional French wines to restock the cellar of the Elysée Palace after a sell-off earlier this year.

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 No Comments »

Might as well be selling washing machines

Selling Bordeaux is not so much about the wine any more, it’s about the price, the promotion, and the next deal.

Monday, October 14th, 2013 No Comments »

Asian buyers snap up Pétrus in NY

Pétrus was the target of buyers at last weekend’s auction held by Christie’s in New York, with all of the top lots also going to Asian bidders.

Monday, October 14th, 2013 No Comments »

Berry Bros posts £7.3 million loss

London-based fine wine merchant Berry Bros & Rudd has posted a loss of £7.3m this year – the first in recent memory for the family-owned company.

Monday, October 14th, 2013 No Comments »

Value to be had from Haut-Brion?

Wines from Haut-Brion since 2008 offer some of the best value of all the first growths when prices and scores are taken into consideration.

Monday, October 14th, 2013 No Comments »

Comtes 05: Marque still a buyer’s favourite

The latest vintage of Taittinger’s Comtes de Champagne has continued the brand’s recent run of strong sales.

Thursday, October 10th, 2013 No Comments »

André Lurton hires Michel Rolland

Vignobles André Lurton has announced it has secured renowned winemaking consultant, Michel Rolland to work on improving the domaine’s wines.

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013 No Comments »

Sotheby’s reaps rewards in HK

Sotheby’s two-day Hong Kong auction last weekend, including the first ex-cellar sale from Domaine Clarence Dillon, was hailed as a resounding success and raised US$12 million.

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013 No Comments »

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