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Sunday 14 February 2016

Fine Wine

Spotlight on Pinot with Altaya Wines

Altaya’s annual ‘Passion for Pinot’ event is set to shine a light on all international expressions of Pinot Noir – from Old World Burgundy to New World Oregon.

Monday, January 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Liber Pater owner guilty of fraud

The owner of boutique Graves winery, Liber Pater, has been fined and sentenced to a prison term for fraud after falsely claiming EU subsidies.

Friday, January 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Burgundy 2014: lovely reds, stellar whites

As ‘Burgundy Week’ comes to an end, there has been plenty of praise for the whites of 2014 – but also calls to not forget the reds.

Friday, January 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Second wines back in fashion, says Liv-ex

The first growth’s second wines have been putting more distance between themselves and their parent labels since 2014, according to Liv-ex figures.

Friday, January 15th, 2016 No Comments »

US police pursue the ‘Bordeaux Bandit’

Police in New York and New Jersey are seeking to arrest a man alleged to have stolen a 1990 Pétrus, 2005 and 2010 Mouton Rothschilds, a 2009 Lafite Rothschild and several bottles of Opus One in separate thefts.

Thursday, January 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Macallan vertical for sale in HK

Sotheby’s first Hong Kong sale of 2016 will feature a vertical of The Macallan and a Jeroboam of Louis XIII.

Thursday, January 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Krug 2002 is ‘like a purebred stallion’

Champagne house Krug launched its 2002 vintage in London last night, with cellar master Eric Lebel dubbing it “a purebred stallion” that needed to be reined in due to its “assertive” and “muscular” nature.

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Stability for fine wine prices?

The bid-to-offer ratio on Liv-ex has risen above 100% for the first time since 2010, while the value of bids has risen by £1 million.

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Time for a Lafite comeback?

Tempting as it may be for fine wine investors to get excited about last week’s trading on the Liv-ex 50, it is probably worth reflecting that this is not unusual for January.

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Le Clos to sell Haut-Brion ‘console’

Luxury travel retailer Le Clos has been chosen to sell a limited edition “console” of Haut-Brion in a special presentation case.

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 1 Comment »

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