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Monday 22 December 2014

Fine Wine

New World surge at Liv-ex

Forget Bordeaux, Italy or the Rhône, the wines to have bet on are part of an obscure Liv-ex index – ‘The Rest of the World 50’

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Vancouver’s pain, Alberta’s gain?

In Canada’s heavily regulated market, new pricing rules could seriously damage business in British Columbia as fine wine sales flood east.

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 1 Comment »

Champagne leads fine wine market

The Liv-ex 100 index showed a rise for the fourth month in a row in November, with Champagne top of the movers as Christmas approaches.

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Florence Cathiard: Uncorked

Florence Cathiard, who has co-owned Château Smith Haut Lafitte since 1990, speaks to the drinks business about life, love and her desert island vine.

Monday, December 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Wine conmen strike again

A London merchant has become the third UK business victim this month of major wine theft, after fraudsters conned the firm out of almost £50,000-worth of stock.

Friday, November 28th, 2014 1 Comment »

Christie’s HK sale makes HK$36m

Christie’s latest fine wine sale in Hong Kong made in excess of HK$36 million, driven by perennial auction favourite DRC and exceptionally old and rare Yquem.

Friday, November 28th, 2014 No Comments »

En primeur: the Bordelais’ perspective

Thomas Duroux of Château Palmer, Xavier Sanchez of Pichon Baron, Veronique Sanders of Haut-Bailly and merchant François Thienpont give their views on en primeur and next year’s campaign.

Friday, November 28th, 2014 7 Comments »

‘All about Burgundy’ at Heritage sale

Heritage Auction’s early December sale will feature over 700 lots of top Burgundy from Dugat to Groffier to the ubiquitous DRC.

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Date set for third Great Tokaj Auction

The third Great Tokaj Auction will take place in Hungary’s Sárospatak Castle on 25 April next year.

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Liv-ex: Haut Brion on the rise

New figures released by Liv-ex show Haut Brion, the perennial “also-ran” among First Growths, pulling away from its rivals.

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 No Comments »

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