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Sunday 21 December 2014

Fine Wine

Yquem releases up-market six packs

With an eye on Christmas, Château d’Yquem has released a number of smart presentation cases with single bottles featuring vintages dating back to 1982.

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Sotheby’s sale to offer ‘best of the best’

Auction house Sotheby’s is to offer the “best of the best” at its next Hong Kong auction next month with over 200 lots of the world’s finest wines up for grabs.

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Burgundy dominates at $5.6m sale

Part two of auction house Wally’s Roy Welland Collection sale raised US$5.6 million, smashing its low estimate of $3.6m.

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Uncorked: David Baverstock

David Baverstock, head winemaker at Herdade do Esporão in the Alentejo, speaks to the drinks business about his illustrious career in Portugal.

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Chinese wine dealer smashes fake Lafite

A wine merchant in the Chinese city of Shenzen has held a public destruction of several bottles of fake Lafite he bought at auction.

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 2 Comments »

Astor’s top 10 best-selling wines

A fixture of New York’s East Village since 1946, Astor Wines & Spirits was recently declared the city’s “best wine and liquor store 2014″ by the Village Voice.

Monday, November 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Burgundian or Oregondian?

A Pinot Noir being described as Burgundian is always a bit of a double-edged sword, especially when the wine is not in fact from Burgundy.

Monday, November 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Burgundy faces structural shift

A run of small harvests, strong demand for the top names and soaring vineyard prices is changing the shape of Burgundy’s entire wine model.

Monday, November 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2014: between 08 and 10 in quality

The CEO of Château Palmer and sales director of Pichon-Baron have tentatively hailed the 2014 vintage in Bordeaux as the best since 2010.

Friday, November 21st, 2014 1 Comment »

HDH to finish year with ‘magnificent’ sale

US auction house Hart Davis Hart is hoping to see out the year in style with a sale it hopes will net between US$4-$7 million.

Thursday, November 20th, 2014 No Comments »

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