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Saturday 19 April 2014

First Growth

World’s most expensive wine goes on sale

Fine wine shop Le Clos in Dubai International Airport has put a Balthazar of Château Margaux on sale for £122,000, making it the most expensive bottle of wine ever to be retailed.

Friday, October 11th, 2013 No Comments »

Mouton unveils new vat room

Bordeaux first growth Château Mouton Rothschild officially opened its new vat room during a gala dinner for 600 at the Pauillac estate this week.

Thursday, June 20th, 2013 No Comments »

Margaux trialing “voodoo” biodynamics

Bordeaux first growth Château Margaux is experimenting with the “voodoo” of biodynamics, according its managing director Paul Pontallier.

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013 4 Comments »

Margaux to release third wine

Bordeaux first growth Châteaux Margaux is to release a third wine onto the market this year.

Monday, April 8th, 2013 No Comments »

Most Merlot on record for Haut-Brion 2012

Graves-based first growth Château Haut-Brion has used the largest percentage of Merlot in its history with the 2012 vintage.

Monday, April 8th, 2013 No Comments »

Jeff Koons designs Mouton 2010 label

American neo-pop artist Jeff Koons has designed the 2010 label of Pauillac first growth Château Mouton Rothschild.

Monday, December 17th, 2012 No Comments »

Haut-Brion buys neighbouring property

Domaine Clarence Dillon, owner of first growth Château Haut-Brion, has bought neighbouring Graves property Domaine Allary Haut-Brion.

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 1 Comment »

Focus on SWAG says Fine Wine Fund

As inflation increases in Western Europe, the Fine Wine Fund has reminded investors – with reference to a new book – that fine wine, like gold, is a store of value.

Monday, July 9th, 2012 No Comments »

Survey highlights first growth price slide

An annual fine wine survey has highlighted the slowdown in the demand for Bordeaux’s first growths, above all Lafite.

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012 No Comments »

Bordeaux price drops could bring back consumers

Fine wine prices have dropped dramatically since the summer, meaning 2012 could be a buyer’s market for top Bordeaux.

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012 1 Comment »

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