Liv-ex’s fine wine indices saw small rises in April with Bordeaux seeing very small gains off-set, for once, by a slight lag in the performance of other regions.
A roundup of the wines expected to be the best value under £500-a-case this en primeur, according to the Liv-ex survey.
Fine wine merchant Berry Bros & Rudd has had £100,000 worth of wine stolen from its Basingstoke warehouse after thieves cut through the wall.
Saint Estèphe heavyweight, Cos d’Estournel, has emerged with a 3.7% premium on its 2013 price and first growth Haut-Brion matches Mouton.
While Bordeaux begins to release the 2014s, one négociant warns that he needs to sell the 2011s before he even considers buying the latest vintage.
Reviewing 25 years of Guado al Tasso, estate manager Renzo Cotarella explains how the success of Cabernet Franc in Bolgheri helped to move away from an early Australian-inspired style.
Neal Martin has unveiled his first set of futures notes on Bordeaux for The Wine Advocate since taking over from Robert Parker as the lead reviewer of en primeur.
Robert Parker has released his in-bottle scores for the 2012 vintage and noted that despite his initial misgivings about the price and hit-and-miss wine quality, there are “cherries to be plucked”.
Angelus has kicked-off the Right Bank releases this morning by announcing its 2014 price with a 9% premium on 2013.
There used to be little sign of activity from the Port category outside an occasional vintage declaration, but in recent years that’s all changed.
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