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Monday 25 July 2016 loc: GB

Fine Wine

New Zealand needs to build regionality and specialist varieties, debate hears

New Zealand must promote both grape varieties and its varied regionality if it is to continue its success, according to a recent industry debate.

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Massive haul of seized Bordeaux auctioned

Over 260,000 bottles of classed growth Bordeaux believed to be part of a giant collection seized from a Chinese speculator are to be auctioned off tomorrow (23 June).

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

La Mission to hold ex-cellar New York sale

Sotheby’s will host an ex-cellar sale featuring wines from La Mission Haut-Brion in New York this October.

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2015: bring in the high rollers

Lafite, Cheval Blanc, Ausone and l’Evangile have effectively brought this year’s campaign to an end with their releases over the last few days.

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Majestic: ‘encouraging’ results but profits hit by Naked acquisition

Majestic Wine has reported “encouraging” results after seeing its first positive performance in four years, but admits there is more to be done.

Monday, June 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Anthony Hanson to retire from Christie’s

Christie’s senior consultant Anthony Hanson MW is to step down after 15 years in the role this 30 June.

Friday, June 17th, 2016 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2015: Pomerols set to stun?

Two of Pomerol’s top estates, Vieux Château Certan and l’Eglise Clinet, are out with wines and prices set stun – one way or another.

Friday, June 17th, 2016 No Comments »

Rare DRC Les Gaudichots sold at Sotheby’s

Six bottles of 1926 Vosne-Romanée ‘Les Gaudichots’ from Domaine de la Romanée-Conti have sold for £49,000 at Sotheby’s recent London sale.

Friday, June 17th, 2016 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2015: do the Mouton-Ducru boogaloo

Château Mouton Rothschild and Ducru-Beaucaillou have left it fashionably late to join the party but arrive they have, will buyers boogie?

Thursday, June 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Notes from around Asia

It was a very interesting time for Amphora to conduct a whistle-stop tour of the Far East over the last two weeks. As we have observed before, domestic investment opportunities differ dramatically across the Asian region, as do attitudes to physical assets.

Thursday, June 16th, 2016 No Comments »

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