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Monday 28 July 2014

Fine Wine

09 Lafite trails Latour

The 2009 vintages of Lafite and Latour find themselves in very different places four years after their release, with a 30% gap in pricing now separating the two.

Friday, October 25th, 2013 No Comments »

Case of 1961 makes £100k at auction

A case of 1961 Château Latour à Pomerol from the cellars of its one-time owner, Madame Lacoste-Loubat, was sold for over £100,000 at auction this week.

Friday, October 25th, 2013 1 Comment »

Three arrested in wine investment scam

Three people have been arrested by UK police for allegedly selling fictitious wine through a fake wine investment company, Worldwide Wine Investments.

Thursday, October 24th, 2013 No Comments »

DRC counterfeiters apprehended

An Italian father and son have been arrested on suspicion of counterfeiting €2 million worth of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti.

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 No Comments »

‘Greatest prize in wine’ for sale at auction

The Primum Familiae Vini, a collection of some of the world’s leading wine estates, are offering a prestigious “Passport” to visit each of them at a charity auction in London this week.

Monday, October 21st, 2013 No Comments »

Australian wines top Bonhams line-up

Some of Australia’s leading properties will top the bill at Bonhams’ fine wine sale in London later this week.

Monday, October 21st, 2013 No Comments »

Tang sues LA lawyer for libel over ‘fake’ DRC

Hong Kong’s former chief secretary Henry Tang has filed a lawsuit against LA lawyer Don Cornwell after he challenged the authenticity of DRC Tang put up for auction.

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 No Comments »

19th century Port collection at Christie’s sale

Christie’s next Geneva sale will feature a collection of 19th century Port and Madeira as well as an extremely rare decanter of Royal Salute whisky and 1929 Haut-Brion.

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 No Comments »

French government spends €50k on cellar

The French government has spent €50,000 on regional French wines to restock the cellar of the Elysée Palace after a sell-off earlier this year.

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 No Comments »

Might as well be selling washing machines

Selling Bordeaux is not so much about the wine any more, it’s about the price, the promotion, and the next deal.

Monday, October 14th, 2013 No Comments »

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