Rauzan-Segla and a “sublime” Canon appeared to put a little spring in the merchants’ step yesterday afternoon with identical release prices of £375 a case.
En primeur releases in the last week have covered first growths, the occasional Right Bank estate and a smattering of Left Bank properties
Merchants have reacted with a distinct lack of enthusiasm to Pontet-Canet’s release and don’t have many warm words for Lafite’s first tranche policy either.
Calon Ségur and Carmes Haut-Brion each came out today with a 12% rise on their respective 2013 prices but it looks as it may pay off for at least one of them.
Royal Tokaji has launched the 2007 vintage of its Essencia, only the fifth vintage produced since the 1990s.
Auction house Sotheby’s has hailed its largest New York wine sale for 15 years, with the “Don Stott Cellar” making over US$8 million.
Château Margaux has joined its fellow firsts with a release price of €240 a bottle ex-négociant, an 11% rise on 2013.
A series of changes to the permitted labeling terms used for Madeira aim to clarify and formalise information about one of the world’s most complex wine categories.
Australian fine wines have made the headlines of late. But what are the names to look out for?
Sandeman has declared around 1,000 cases of vintage Port from its Quinta do Seixo property, the latest step in what the house has promised will be “a very long period of innovation”.
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