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Thursday 23 October 2014

Fine Wine

Red Obsession comes to Britain

Red Obsession opened in Australia last August, where audiences described it “as a cautionary tale about China’s power and presence in the world,” said Warwick Ross

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

New reference dates Haut-Brion to 1500s

A new historical reference mentions Bordeaux first growth Haut-Brion in 1521, over 100 years before Samuel Pepys’ famous diary entry.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Pol Roger marks WWI centenary

Pol Roger is supporting World War I centenary commemorations with the auction of a bottle of Champagne from the 1914 vintage.

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Liv-ex 100 up again

After the longest bear market on record things may be starting to change after another positive month on Liv-ex.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Parker brings 100-point roadshow to UK

Wine critic Robert Parker has announced a plan to bring his “Grand World Tour” to London early next year.

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 No Comments »

BBR appoints new Japan sales director

Simon Staples has been appointed Berry Bros & Rudd’s new sales director for Japan.

Monday, September 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Burgundy’s ‘original grand crus’ explored in new book

A look at Burgundy and how its wines and vineyards were considered by wine professionals and keen amateurs before the arrival of the AOC system is to be examined in a new book.

Monday, September 29th, 2014 1 Comment »

Liquidator to sell 500 cases of fine wine

Nearly 500 cases of fine Bordeaux wines left over following the collapse of Bordeaux Fine Wines Limited have been put up for sale.

Friday, September 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Churchill drank ‘42,000 bottles’ of fizz

Sir Winston Churchill’s fondness for fizz made headline news this week after it was claimed he drank 42,000 bottles of Champagne during his life.

Friday, September 26th, 2014 3 Comments »

Mystery millionaire’s Burgundy for sale

With the release of some extremely rare Burgundy, a London merchant is offering a tantalising glimpse into a multi-millionaire’s cellar.

Friday, September 26th, 2014 2 Comments »

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