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.
Bordeaux first growth Château Mouton Rothschild officially opened its new vat room during a gala dinner for 600 at the Pauillac estate this week.
Bordeaux first growth Château Margaux is experimenting with the “voodoo” of biodynamics, according its managing director Paul Pontallier.
Bordeaux first growth Châteaux Margaux is to release a third wine onto the market this year.
Graves-based first growth Château Haut-Brion has used the largest percentage of Merlot in its history with the 2012 vintage.
American neo-pop artist Jeff Koons has designed the 2010 label of Pauillac first growth Château Mouton Rothschild.
Domaine Clarence Dillon, owner of first growth Château Haut-Brion, has bought neighbouring Graves property Domaine Allary Haut-Brion.
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.
An annual fine wine survey has highlighted the slowdown in the demand for Bordeaux’s first growths, above all Lafite.
Fine wine prices have dropped dramatically since the summer, meaning 2012 could be a buyer’s market for top Bordeaux.
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