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.
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.
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.
Selling Bordeaux is not so much about the wine any more, it’s about the price, the promotion, and the next deal.
Pétrus was the target of buyers at last weekend’s auction held by Christie’s in New York, with all of the top lots also going to Asian bidders.
London-based fine wine merchant Berry Bros & Rudd has posted a loss of £7.3m this year – the first in recent memory for the family-owned company.
Wines from Haut-Brion since 2008 offer some of the best value of all the first growths when prices and scores are taken into consideration.
The latest vintage of Taittinger’s Comtes de Champagne has continued the brand’s recent run of strong sales.
Vignobles André Lurton has announced it has secured renowned winemaking consultant, Michel Rolland to work on improving the domaine’s wines.
Sotheby’s two-day Hong Kong auction last weekend, including the first ex-cellar sale from Domaine Clarence Dillon, was hailed as a resounding success and raised US$12 million.
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