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Thursday 30 July 2015

Fine Wine

Is fine wine turning a corner?

The Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 index is finally showing a year-on-year gain as it rose 0.9% in June to close 3.4% up on the same level in June 2014.

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Is Parker wrong about the 05 Médocs?

With no Médoc wines gaining 100-points in Robert Parker’s retrospective of the 2005 vintage, one firm has asked: “Has the time come to just ignore Parker’s view of the 05s?”

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 3 Comments »

Louis Latour Agencies signs Gosset

Louis Latour Agencies marked its 25th anniversary last night with the announcement that it has taken on UK distribution for Champagne Gosset.

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Auction house snaps up online wine specialist

Online auction firm Bid for Wine has been sold to The Fine Art Auction Group in what its founders called “an exciting opportunity for customers”.

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Australia puts quality centre stage

Wine Australia has pledged to invest AUD$35m annually for the next five years in a bid to lift the demand and premium paid for its wine, while raising the industry’s competitiveness.

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Hart Davis Hart biggest in US

Chicago-based wine auctioneer Hart Davis Hart is the market leader in the US in the first half of 2015 having turned over US$20 million so far this year.

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Rise for Haut Bailly in Liv-ex 2015 classification

Liv-ex’s bi-annual “re-classification” of Bordeaux saw Haut Bailly leap into “second growth” territory while a number of “fourth growths” are now thirds.

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Sutcliffe steps down from Sotheby’s role

Serena Sutcliffe MW has stepped down from her position as worldwide head of Sotheby’s Wine after 24 years in the role.

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 1 Comment »

Bordeaux 2005: 12 ‘perfect’ wines

Twelve wines have been given “perfect” 100-point ratings in Robert Parker’s 10-year retrospective of the 2005 Bordeaux vintage.

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 2 Comments »

Bordeaux 2005: Biggest movers

Expectation surrounding the 2005s is building and pushing up prices for top estates – Liv-ex has the biggest movers so far.

Friday, June 26th, 2015 No Comments »

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