‘Buy it while you can’ was the message from Sarah Jane Evans MW at a 50th anniversary tasting of Rioja’s classic 1964 vintage in London.
Assuming they don’t swallow it by mistake, one lucky guest at a New Year’s Eve party in Munich will find a €2,500 (£1,970) diamond in their Champagne flute.
If the secondary market is becoming a little less reliant on Bordeaux and its First Growths that’s no bad thing claims Liv-ex.
Justerini & Brooks’ new Hong Kong head of sales, Cellina Chan, on expanding the company’s Asian operations.
Prolific author and FT columnist, Jancis Robinson MW became the first wine writer to receive an OBE in 2003 alongside David Beckham.
David Robertson speaks to the drinks business about his new whisky consultancy and how he hopes it will do for Scotch what Liv-ex has done for wine.
The Chinese “Golden Week” holiday last week resulted in minimal trading in fine wine, with Bordeaux seeing a slight decline in its share of trade.
A “superlot” of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti has become the most expensive auction lot ever, selling for over HK$12 million (£1m) in Hong Kong.
The 30th Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction raised a record R11.9 million (£659k), as organisers hailed an “unprecedented surge in prices”.
Rhône specialists – Yapp Brothers have just issued an archive release of older vintages from the northern Rhone and Châteauneuf-du-Pape.
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