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Tuesday 23 September 2014

Fine Wine

2014 could be Bordeaux’s ‘last chance’

It won’t be another “vintage of the century”, but 2014 could be “just what Bordeaux needs,” says ex-pat grower and winemaker, Gavin Quinney.

Monday, September 8th, 2014 3 Comments »

Uncorked: Cristina Mariani May

Cristina Mariani May, co-CEO of the US importer Banfi Vintners, on ambition, wine and running like Forrest Gump.

Monday, September 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Dubai’s wine market ‘developing fast’

Dubai is a relatively new market for wine, but the trade is developing fast, according to Olivier Gasselin, head sommelier at Hakkasan.

Monday, September 8th, 2014 1 Comment »

Rare Bordeaux set for £1.3m auction

Sotheby’s upcoming London wine sale, set to feature more than 1,000 lots of rare and classic Bordeaux wines, has been tipped to raise more than £1 million.

Friday, September 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Sassicaia: The Italian rooster

Last week Sassicaia and its second wine Guidalberto “ruled the roost” in the Liv-ex trade tables with the 2010 and 2011 trading in “healthy quantities.”

Thursday, September 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Super Tuscan Tiganello is ‘under-priced’

Berkmann’s Alex Canneti explains the pricing behind the famed Super Tuscan, and why Italy’s fine wines are stealing share from the French.

Thursday, September 4th, 2014 No Comments »

What’s hot in Hong Kong

Memories of cheque-book waving Chinese mobbing Berry Bros & Rudd’s Hong Kong office have long faded, but Simon Staples, the firm’s sales director for Asia, says it isn’t all doom and gloom.

Thursday, September 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Fine Wine rises in August

The Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 saw a small but palpable lift in August with Lafite leading the way as the growing signs that the overall decline in the market is nearing an end bear (a little) fruit.

Thursday, September 4th, 2014 1 Comment »

Wine and moon cake pairings

From tawny Port to demi-sec Champagne via Sauternes and Pacherenc du Vic Bilh, the Wine Etc. team suggests the best fine wines to pair with moon cakes this mid-autumn festival.

Thursday, September 4th, 2014 No Comments »

HK$20m DRC ‘superlot’ set for auction

Sotheby’s is to auction off 114 bottles of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti in Hong Kong this October – the most valuable lot ever offered at a wine sale.

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

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