Sotheby’s has lined up over 1,000 “who’s who” lots of top flight Bordeaux, Burgundy and Rhône for its London sale later this month.
A combination of high prices and consumer misconception is ensuring that Brunello di Montalcino remains under-represented in the UK market, believes one Master of Wine.
The Liv-ex 100 index has fallen back to October 2009 levels in June following 15 months of decline, with Bordeaux stabilising somewhat and DRC’s La Tâche taking a severe tumble.
Bordeaux first growth Mouton Rothschild has traded strongly on the fine wine trading platform Cavex.
Fine wine storage in Hong Kong is becoming increasingly sophisticated, in keeping with the need for provenance at auction.
The manufacturer of Coravin has confirmed that it plans to resume shipments after investigating an alarming safety concern.
Piedmont’s producers have hailed a “super vintage” as they release their 2010 wines into a market showing “unprecedented” demand for this region.
Penfolds has announced a plan to shift the release date for its top end wines, launching them all together in October to tap into a key time of year for gift giving.
Saint-Emilion estate, Clos Fourtet, has recorded one of the best performances so far this year of any Bordeaux property.
Pétrus 1990 was the leading lot at Sotheby’s New York sale, with Lafite, Haut-Brion and Burgundy also making the list.
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