Michael Saunders, the managing director of Bibendum, has admitted that the Olympic wine campaign the company clinched last summer was a “disappointment”.
The shortfalls in the 2012 harvest will lead to inevitable prices hikes, especially while global demand continues to rise.
In a trend on-going since September last year, Calon-Ségur has seen continued price increases following its sale.
A case of 1990 Henri Jayer Cros Parantoux sold for US$113,525 at Hart Davis Hart’s first auction of the season in Chicago.
Auction house Christie’s has announced it will be hosting a Burgundy-exclusive sale this March in Hong Kong.
The world’s most powerful fine wine brands ranked according to price, trade, scores and production
Liv-ex’s Fine Wine 100 index rose at its fastest rate for two years in January led by Haut-Brion and super second Léoville Poyferré.
A rare set of 100-year-old Seppeltsfield tawnies was snapped up within 90 minutes of going on sale, despite its AU$4,000 price tag.
Sotheby’s was celebrating a high value London sale this week with the sell through rate by value the highest since January 2011.
John Kapon, CEO of Acker Merrall & Condit, has released a book detailing his encounters with the world’s finest wines.
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