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Wednesday 28 September 2016 loc: GB

Fine Wine

Bordeaux 2015: Only kill what you can eat

With 2015 expected to be stronger in quality than the already strong 2014s, price increases are a certainty this campaign – but how much more expensive will they be?

Friday, April 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Bonhams lines up the claret and Champagne

Two “superb” collections of vintage Champagne and claret will lead Bonhams’ next London sale on 14 April.

Thursday, March 31st, 2016 No Comments »

Ponsot: Burgundy ‘unprepared’ for counterfeiting

Laurent Ponsot, the head of Domaine Ponsot, has warned that it’s up to Burgundy producers to protect themselves against wine counterfeiting – but many remain unprepared.

Thursday, March 31st, 2016 No Comments »

Bill Koch to auction half his wine collection

Sotheby’s is to hold a three-day sale in New York this May featuring some 20,000 bottles from the cellar of billionaire US collector and anti-fraud campaigner, Bill Koch.

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 1 Comment »

Piggy in the middle

It’s with some reluctance that we turn our attention this week to Brexit deliberations, not because they are unimportant, but because they have already generated their fair share of hot air.

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 No Comments »

Merchants expect positive end to 2016

Fine wine merchants have largely predicted that the market will end in the black this year – though their predictions have been less bullish than in 2015.

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016 No Comments »

What’s happened to Wally’s Auctions?

US auction house Wally’s has gone suspiciously quiet recently and it is currently unclear what its exact future will be.

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2015: a Right Bank year?

Some of the first impressions of the 2015 Bordeaux vintage have started to come in and are both positive and point to a strong showing from the Right Bank.

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Château Margaux’s Paul Pontallier dies

Paul Pontallier, technical and managing director of Château Margaux, has died.

Monday, March 28th, 2016 5 Comments »

Hong Kong’s top 10 biggest wine importers

As Hong Kong’s overall wine market recovers, we reveal the top 10 biggest wine importers by volume and how they have fared between 2010-2014.

Thursday, March 24th, 2016 1 Comment »

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