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Friday 19 December 2014

Fine Wine

Restaurateur buys major stake in OW Loeb

Marlon Abela, owner of two Michelin-starred London restaurant The Greenhouse, has acquired a controlling stake in UK independent wine merchant OW Loeb.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Fine wine up in Q4

Liv-ex’s Fine Wine 100 index is going up in the fourth quarter of this year – the first time there’s been a positive trend in that period in over three years.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Pétrus and Rhône top $4.4m NY sale

Two magnums of 1961 Pétrus topped Sotheby’s New York sale last weekend, while the ex-cellar consignment of Paul Jaboulet was 100% sold.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Uncorked: Hew Blair, Justerini & Brooks

Hew Blair, Justerini & Brooks’ chairman who this year will celebrate 40 years at the firm, speaks to the drinks business about his love of Pomerol and Pinot.

Monday, December 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Postcard from Tokyo: Simon Staples

Berry Bros & Rudd’s sales director for Asia, who moved to Tokyo two months ago, shares his insights on the Japanese wine market.

Monday, December 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Coravin launched in HK

Coravin has officially launched in Hong Kong with founder, Greg Lambrecht, saying he has his eyes on more markets throughout Asia-Pacific.

Monday, December 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Drouhin reveals key to success in 2013

Despite its challenges, the 2013 Burgundy vintage offers wines with “beautiful definition” that are “very precise on terroir”, according to Veronique Drouhin of Joseph Drouhin.

Friday, December 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Calvert Woodley’s top 10 bestsellers

Champagne Charlie is alive and well and living in Washington, as this snapshot of one of the city’s leading wine shops reveals.

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Emirates invests $500m in fine wine

Gulf airline Emirates has announced it has spent US$500 million in “long-term investment” in its fine wine programme over the last decade.

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Rare stocking fillers from Bonhams

Forget Oxford Street, Bonhams has all you could possibly want for Christmas this Thursday.

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

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