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Friday 21 November 2014

Fine Wine

Ex-cellar Cheval Blanc sale in HK

An ex-cellar collection worth over HK$6 million is to be auctioned by Sotheby’s in Hong Kong at the end of the month.

Thursday, May 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux heading for ‘collective suicide’

Respected Sauternes producer, Alexandre de Lur-Saluces, has warned Bordeaux is heading for “collective suicide”, if it continues with its current pricing strategy.

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 4 Comments »

Kurniawan prosecutors call for 14 years

Lawyers prosecuting convicted wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan have panned his defence’s calls for leniency and called for a jail term of up to 14 years.

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014 2 Comments »

Is Coravin’s new wine sampling device a game changer?

Five years after the UK arrival of Enomatic, a new sampling device – Coravin – is again getting restaurateurs excited.

Monday, May 12th, 2014 3 Comments »

Salon 2002 ‘the Champagne’ for Hong Kong this summer

Salon’s 2002 vintage was launched in Hong Kong today (12 May) by its distributor who wants it to be “the wine of celebration” in Hong Kong this summer.

Monday, May 12th, 2014 No Comments »

More bleak news for fine wine

The latest Cellar Watch Market Report brings more miserable news for the fine wine world as Liv-ex’s indices continued to slide in April following a torrid en primeur campaign.

Monday, May 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Tesco slashes fine wine prices

Tesco is slashing the prices of first growth Bordeaux and other fine wines in a major sale starting tonight.

Friday, May 9th, 2014 1 Comment »

Winemakers’ Winemaker award 2014

The industry gathered to see Anne-Claude Leflaive become the new recipient of the Winemakers’ Winemaker award recently – a winemaker said to embody a combination of tradition and innovation.

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Kurniawan pleads for sympathy

Wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan embarked on a multi-million dollar fake wine scheme to keep up with “elite collectors” and wanted to impress famous friends like Jackie Chan, it has been claimed.

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 3 Comments »

En primeur: Anger and frustration to resignation

Resignation seemed to dominate the mood among merchants and other market commentators as the 2013 campaign was chalked down as yet another “missed opportunity”.

Friday, May 2nd, 2014 1 Comment »

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