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Wednesday 18 January 2017 loc: US

Fine Wine

Armit to slash wine range by 20%

Armit’s newly appointed managing director Kirsten Kilby has revealed she plans to slash the fine wine merchant’s range by 20% to make it more streamlined.

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Magrez to produce new Médoc label

Bernard Magrez, the owner of Pape Clément, has acquired a parcel of vines in St-Estéphe for a newly created label.

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Fine wine bounces back in 2016

Having recorded a full year of monthly gains in November, the Fine Wine 100 – the industry benchmark – has also outperformed other global indices over the course of 2016 Liv-ex has reported.

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Premier Cru owner sentenced to six years

John Fox, owner of bankrupt fine wine retailer Premier Cru, has been sentenced to six-and-a-half years in prison for running a ponzi scheme for two decades.

Monday, December 19th, 2016 No Comments »

Fine wine trends 2016: the merchants speak out

What fine wines have come in and out of fashion during 2016? And what will do well in 2017? We find out the latest trends from the world’s leading merchants.

Friday, December 16th, 2016 No Comments »

BBR appoints new buying director

Berry Bros and Rudd has appointed Direct Wines’ head of wine as its new buying director.

Friday, December 16th, 2016 No Comments »

New appellations added to Côtes du Rhône Villages

The Côtes du Rhône Villages has been expanded with the addition of three new appellations for red wine, it has been confirmed.

Thursday, December 15th, 2016 1 Comment »

Sotheby’s claims lead in wine auction results

UK-based auction house Sotheby’s claims to have “dominated” the global wine auction market in 2016 with sales in excess of US$70 million.

Thursday, December 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Glenelly in wine tourism push

Glenelly, the Stellenbosch estate owned by Bordeaux doyenne May de Lencquesaing, is embarking on a tourism drive with a new restaurant, tasting room and museum.

Thursday, December 15th, 2016 No Comments »

HK wine merchant Christmas party picks

We in the trade are blessed with vinous joy at virtually every turn. But for those who have everything… what will Hong Kong’s wine merchants be drinking at their staff party this year?

Thursday, December 15th, 2016 No Comments »

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