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Thursday 24 July 2014

Fine Wine

AWC calls US lawsuit ‘opportunistic extortion’

The Antique Wine Company has today moved to dismiss a lawsuit brought against it by a US businessman saying his “exaggerated” claims amount to “extortion”.

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Majestic toasts fine wine, rosé and Malbec

UK retailer Majestic Wine posted a small sales increase in its 2013/14 results, but reported major growth in the fine wine, Malbec and Provençal rosé categories.

Monday, June 16th, 2014 1 Comment »

Ornellaia auctions latest artistic tie-in

Super Tuscan estate Ornellaia has raised CAD$126,500 (£69,000) through its annual charitable auction of large format bottles from the producer’s Vendemmia d’Artista series.

Monday, June 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Lafite’s premium narrows further

Lafite’s premium over its fellow first growths is narrowing as poor performing vintages start to make their way into its Liv-ex sub-index.

Monday, June 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Nicolas Glumineau: Roederer’s man in Bordeaux

After 18 months at the helm of Roederer’s Bordeaux estates, Nicolas Glumineau discusses key improvements at Pichon Lalande, the secret of success in St Estèphe and the importance of connecting with a new generation of consumers.

Friday, June 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Portugal hopes to repeat Super Tuscan feat

Portuguese wine is “on the cusp” of breaking into the fine wine market, just as the Super Tuscans did during the 1980s, believes one major Douro producer.

Thursday, June 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Cru owner to sell ‘unprecedented’ wine collection

The former owner of New York restaurant Cru is to auction his Burgundy-dominated collection in the US later this year.

Thursday, June 12th, 2014 No Comments »

The role of a fine wine exchange

Liv-ex director James Miles on the origin and role of exchanges, and why they’ve played a central role in the growth of the global market.

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 No Comments »

More slides for fine wine in May

The Liv-ex indices continued their decline throughout May with first growth prices continuing to sink and non-Bordeaux fine wines strengthening their position in the market.

Monday, June 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Trade hails London Wine Fair a success

The LWF saw more than 11,000 visitors pass through its doors this week, attended by a record 780 exhibitors.

Friday, June 6th, 2014 No Comments »

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