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Tuesday 28 April 2015

Fine Wine

HDH hails ‘outstanding’ Burgundy results

US auction house Hart Davis Hart has hailed “outstanding” results at its “Celebration of Burgundy” sale that was held in Chicago last month.

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2014: What if prices go up?

The trade is ready, initial reactions are positive, some scores are trickling in, the euro is declining, the US might be interested, what happens if prices go up this en primeur?

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Latour leads decline in March

The Liv-ex 100 index dipped slightly in March as the market slowed in the first quarter of 2015 following a more positive end to 2014 and Latour came off worst.

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2014: ‘a real Cheval Blanc’

Bordeaux 2014 may not be “outstanding”, but for Cheval Blanc’s technical director, it is a “classical vintage” that produced “a real Cheval Blanc”.

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Corney & Barrow predicts ‘quick’ 2014 campaign

Within a month we’ll know whether the châteaux have listened to dire warnings from the trade if they get it wrong on price.

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Uncorked: Francesca Planeta

Francesca Planeta returned to Sicily for the first vintage of Planeta Chardonnay in 1995 and now runs the family winery with her cousin Alessio Planeta

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Uncorked: Christy Canterbury MW

Currently busy in Bordeaux, wine writer, judge and educator Christy Canterbury MW ‘lives between Manhattan and the vineyards of the world. Primarily those of Europe.’

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 bestsellers at Hart Davis Hart

Chicago’s Hart Davis Hart is not only America’s leading wine auctioneer, it is also a successful fine wine retailer.

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Members’ club for wine lovers to open

A private members’ club for wine lovers is to open in London’s Pall Mall this summer in a grade II listed former bank designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens.

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 2 Comments »

Montrose 2014: ‘A top, top vintage’

Château Montrose CEO Hervé Berland told db today that the 2014 vintage is one of the property’s best wines of the past two decades.

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 No Comments »

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