Berry Bros and Rudd has appointed Direct Wines’ head of wine as its new buying director.
The Côtes du Rhône Villages has been expanded with the addition of three new appellations for red wine, it has been confirmed.
UK-based auction house Sotheby’s claims to have “dominated” the global wine auction market in 2016 with sales in excess of US$70 million.
Glenelly, the Stellenbosch estate owned by Bordeaux doyenne May de Lencquesaing, is embarking on a tourism drive with a new restaurant, tasting room and museum.
We in the trade are blessed with vinous joy at virtually every turn. But for those who have everything… what will Hong Kong’s wine merchants be drinking at their staff party this year?
Fine wine investment is a medium to long term game. It should not be treated as a quick in-and-out gamble. There are several reasons for this but the most significant is the cost of doing business.
Auction house Christie’s has sold a bottle of 301-year-old Madeira for US$39,000 (£30,700) to a collector in the Netherlands.
Despite a challenging year the president of the Bureau Interprofessionnel des Vins de Bourgogne has said the situation is more stable now the harvest is in.
The long anticipated 2005 vintage of Vega Sicilia’s ‘Unico’ has been released after it was held back for an additional two years by the estate.
Auction house Bonhams has hailed a “stellar” year for its fine wine department after making £6 million over seven auctions.
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