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Friday 23 January 2015

Fine Wine

Chile targets glass ceiling

Ten years on from the Berlin Tasting, the boss of Viña Errázuriz, Eduardo Chadwick, believes Chilean fine wine is still moving in the right direction.

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 No Comments »

China’s taste for Bordeaux takes a tumble

Two of Bordeaux’s leading players speak to the drinks business about the volatile Chinese market and the current mood among négociants.

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 No Comments »

King of the auction house?

Acker Merrall & Condit claims to be “head and shoulders” above its rivals in the two most important auction markets, but not everyone agrees.

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 1 Comment »

Bordeaux and Rest of the World stay afloat in December

The Bordeaux and Rest of the World sub-indices of the Liv-ex 1000 were the only two to see increases in December.

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Uncorked: Gary Boom

Gary Boom came to London with just £10 in his pocket, and went on to found Bordeaux Index in 1997, having made a fortune in the City.

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 No Comments »

2014 a ‘year in reverse’ for Liv-ex

With a decent vintage on offer in the next en primeur campaign, there are faint traces of optimism among merchants, despite a four year decline on Liv-ex.

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Prices drop for Burgundy 2013

Burgundy’s 2013 vintage is set to bring widespread price cuts, even though “many wines turned out to be better than the weather conditions suggested”.

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Rise of the négociant in Burgundy?

With rising land costs in Burgundy and a revamped image of the négociant business, the region’s young talents may increasingly use the business model.

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Grange tops Liv-ex 100 in December

Penfolds Grange 2008 was the biggest riser on Liv-ex’s Fine Wine 100 index in December, though the market ran flat in the final month of 2014.

Monday, January 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Acker to auction Saunier collection

Acker Merrall & Condit is to auction the personal collection of American importer Martine Saunier in Hong Kong this month.

Monday, January 5th, 2015 1 Comment »

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