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Saturday 28 November 2015

Fine Wine

Wine investment outpaces stocks and shares

Fine wine has been the best performer of all major investment assets since 1988, according to research published this week by wine investment company Vin-X.

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 3 Comments »

Christie’s sees successful sale in Geneva

Christie’s auction of “finest and rarest” wines at their Geneva headquarters on Sunday and Monday was a major success, selling 98% by value and 96% by lot.

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2015 hype backed by negociant

Reports that Bordeaux may be on the cusp of a great vintage in 2015 have been strongly supported by one of the region’s leading negociants.

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 1 Comment »

Hopes high for ‘magnificent’ Bordeaux vintage

Producers in Bordeaux are gearing up for what they hope will be a “magnificent” 2015 vintage, with one winemaker describing it as a “euphoric bounce back from the difficulties of 2013”.

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 No Comments »

DP leads ‘unprecedented’ bidding at Wally’s auction

Wally’s November auction saw “unprecedented” bidding, according to its vice president, with an array for Champagnes sourced directly from the houses helping to realise sales of US$1.9m.

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Corney & Barrow HK: Looking ahead

Strengthening its on-trade presence and exploiting exclusive rights with premium wine brands is on the menu for C&B’s general manager, Thibaut Mathieu.

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 No Comments »

California heading for a fall?

The decline in Bordeaux prices means many Californian wines are now at a premium, but how much longer can that last?

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 2 Comments »

Ornellaia finishes longest harvest

Italian Super Tuscan Ornellaia recently finished the longest harvest in its history, lasting some three months in total.

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Justerini & Brooks appoints Quintessentially for Asia PR

The London-based fine wine merchant has hired Quintessentially & Co to manage its branding and customer relations in Hong Kong and China.

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Burgundy exceeds estimates at Acker’s HK auction

Henri Jayer, Chateau de la Tour and Domaine Leroy all set new records, realising Acker, Merrall and Condit’s final sale of over $HK30 million.

Monday, November 9th, 2015 No Comments »

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