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Tuesday 2 September 2014

Fine Wine

Sotheby’s two day sale makes £1.3m

UK auction house Sotheby’s held a two day sale in London last week that achieved nearly £1.3 million as sales for the first half of the year rose 33% on the same period in 2013.

Monday, July 21st, 2014 2 Comments »

Was Parker right about first growth pricing?

Liv-ex considered a statement made by Robert Parker 10 years ago about first growth pricing and has found him to be largely correct.

Thursday, July 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Acker pays out to billionaire Koch

US auction house Acker Merrall & Condit has paid a “substantial sum” to billionaire wine collector Bill Koch in an out of court settlement.

Thursday, July 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Sotheby’s launches eBay wine auctions

Sotheby’s and eBay have joined forces in the hope of expanding the reach of auctions for rare and vintage wines.

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 1 Comment »

Quinta do Noval declares 2012 vintage

Port house, Quinta do Noval, has made a late declaration of the 2012 vintage, nearly three months after the traditional date to do so.

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 No Comments »

HDH takes number one spot in US

Auction house Hart Davis Hart has taken the number one position in the US as the first half of the year draws to a close.

Friday, July 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Champagne losing its fizz in fine wine market

After a recent surge, Champagne’s price appreciation has shuddered to a halt in 2014 although it may just be a temporary blip.

Friday, July 11th, 2014 1 Comment »

BBR offers Burgundy discounts

London merchant Berry Bros & Rudd is offering a wide array of discounts on its Burgundy offering until the end of the month.

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Most popular wines of 2014 – so far

Liv-ex has compiled a list of the most searched-for wines on its website and while Bordeaux still dominates the rise of the rest of the world is also evident.

Monday, July 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Over 1,000 rare lots at London sale

Sotheby’s has lined up over 1,000 “who’s who” lots of top flight Bordeaux, Burgundy and Rhône for its London sale later this month.

Friday, July 4th, 2014 No Comments »

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