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Saturday 18 April 2015

Fine Wine

En primeur: the Bordelais’ perspective

Thomas Duroux of Château Palmer, Xavier Sanchez of Pichon Baron, Veronique Sanders of Haut-Bailly and merchant François Thienpont give their views on en primeur and next year’s campaign.

Friday, November 28th, 2014 7 Comments »

‘All about Burgundy’ at Heritage sale

Heritage Auction’s early December sale will feature over 700 lots of top Burgundy from Dugat to Groffier to the ubiquitous DRC.

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Date set for third Great Tokaj Auction

The third Great Tokaj Auction will take place in Hungary’s Sárospatak Castle on 25 April next year.

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Liv-ex: Haut Brion on the rise

New figures released by Liv-ex show Haut Brion, the perennial “also-ran” among First Growths, pulling away from its rivals.

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Yquem releases up-market six packs

With an eye on Christmas, Château d’Yquem has released a number of smart presentation cases with single bottles featuring vintages dating back to 1982.

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Sotheby’s sale to offer ‘best of the best’

Auction house Sotheby’s is to offer the “best of the best” at its next Hong Kong auction next month with over 200 lots of the world’s finest wines up for grabs.

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Burgundy dominates at $5.6m sale

Part two of auction house Wally’s Roy Welland Collection sale raised US$5.6 million, smashing its low estimate of $3.6m.

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Uncorked: David Baverstock

David Baverstock, head winemaker at Herdade do Esporão in the Alentejo, speaks to the drinks business about his illustrious career in Portugal.

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Chinese wine dealer smashes fake Lafite

A wine merchant in the Chinese city of Shenzen has held a public destruction of several bottles of fake Lafite he bought at auction.

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 2 Comments »

Astor’s top 10 best-selling wines

A fixture of New York’s East Village since 1946, Astor Wines & Spirits was recently declared the city’s “best wine and liquor store 2014″ by the Village Voice.

Monday, November 24th, 2014 No Comments »

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