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Thursday 24 April 2014

Fine Wine

Bollinger winemaker moves to Germany

One of Bollinger’s winemakers, Mathieu Kauffmann, has moved to the German estate, Reichsrat von Buhl.

Friday, June 7th, 2013 No Comments »

What’s in a name? Celebrity wine…

With more and more celebrities becoming involved in producing wines, Lucy Shaw asks whether smattering of star dust is enough to generate sales

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013 No Comments »

Champagne trends of 2013: 6. Fine wine following

Continuing our countdown of the key, current developments within the Champagne category, at number six we consider the impact of the fine wine merchant.

Monday, June 3rd, 2013 Comments Off

Chinese buyers swoop on presidential wines

Chinese collectors have been quick to pounce on the first batch of wines to go on sale from the Elysée Palace .

Friday, May 31st, 2013 2 Comments »

First ex-cellar Haut-Brion sale for HK

Sotheby’s will host an ex-cellar sale of Domaine Clarence Dillon in Hong Kong this autumn.

Friday, May 31st, 2013 No Comments »

Recioto needs updating

Producers in Valpolicella are forgetting about Recioto as the popularity of Amarone continues and it is in urgent need of updating says on the region’s biggest winemakers.

Thursday, May 30th, 2013 No Comments »

Fine wine auctions: hammering out the issues

The last year has seen fine wine down overall, Burgundy prices rise and fraudsters at large. Stuart George examines the auction market from 2012 to 2013.

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 No Comments »

Burgundy reigns in NY and HK

Burgundy topped the results at Acker Merrall & Condit’s New York sale and Christie’s Hong Kong auction last week.

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013 No Comments »

Japanese whiskies sell out at HK auction

Bonhams’ Hong Kong sale this week saw fierce bidding for a collection of rare Japanese whiskies.

Friday, May 24th, 2013 No Comments »

En primeur: ‘It’s not rocket science’

With the 2012 campaign over, merchants have spoken to the drinks business about the campaign’s shortcomings and what it may mean for the future of the en primeur system.

Friday, May 24th, 2013 No Comments »

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