St Emilion grand cru Cheval Blanc is to release a white wine later this month, the first to be produced by a major Right Bank estate.
The exuberant bon vivant, Herve Pennequin on tasting his first glass of 1974 Haut Brion and having a fondness for mature Cognac and cigars.
A blockbuster weekend for Sotheby’s fine wine department saw US$5 million raised in New York last weekend.
Top rare Bordeaux verticals will be on offer at Acker, Merrall and Condit’s next Hong Kong auction, happening on Saturday, 24 September.
This October UK auction house Christie’s is to auction the Avery family’s cellar which is regarded as “one of the finest…collections of old and rare wine ever to appear at auction.”
Sotheby’s is to auction three fine wine cellars over two days in Hong Kong this October for an estimated US$8- $11 million.
The 2014 vintage of Chilean fine wine, Almaviva, has been released with an almost 20% increase in price on the 2013.
The 2013 vintage of Opus One was released to La Place in Bordeaux at the beginning of September.
The arrival of Opus One 2013 on La Place on Monday morning is a reminder that the fine wine investment market isn’t all about Bordeaux.
While he refuses to put the price up of his popular old vine Shiraz, Amon-Ra, winemaker Ben Glaetzer is to release a bespoke bottling to rival his top drop.
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