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Fine Wine

BBR appoints new buying director

Berry Bros and Rudd has appointed Direct Wines’ head of wine as its new buying director.

Friday, December 16th, 2016 No Comments »

New appellations added to Côtes du Rhône Villages

The Côtes du Rhône Villages has been expanded with the addition of three new appellations for red wine, it has been confirmed.

Thursday, December 15th, 2016 2 Comments »

Sotheby’s claims lead in wine auction results

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.

Thursday, December 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Glenelly in wine tourism push

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.

Thursday, December 15th, 2016 No Comments »

HK wine merchant Christmas party picks

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?

Thursday, December 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Fine wine investment: fundamental narratives

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.

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 No Comments »

300-year-old bottle of Madeira sells for $39k

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.

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 No Comments »

2016 ‘not a disaster’ for Burgundy

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.

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Long awaited ’05 Unico released

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.

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Bonhams celebrates ‘stellar’ year

Auction house Bonhams has hailed a “stellar” year for its fine wine department after making £6 million over seven auctions.

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 No Comments »

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