The fine wine authentication expert on her love of sharks, fear of snakes, dreams of being a slalom skier, and wine’s seedy underbelly.
Domaine de la Romanée-Conti was the most valuable fine wine sold by Sotheby’s in 2013.
The 2005 vintage of Haut-Brion has dipped below £5,000 a case on Liv-ex, further strengthening the index’s claim it offers the best value of the first growths.
Wines from Haut-Brion since 2008 offer some of the best value of all the first growths when prices and scores are taken into consideration.
Scottish artist Jonathan Warrender has taken inspiration from Bordeaux to create a collection of 26 drawings featuring some of the region’s most famous châteaux.
Sotheby’s is to offer the cellar of the dowager viscountess Rothermere at its London sale in two weeks.
18th century Madeira, red and white Bordeaux from the swinging sixties, the pick of some of the truly rarer lots at various auctions over the coming weeks.
Sotheby’s will host an ex-cellar sale of Domaine Clarence Dillon in Hong Kong this autumn.
On this day in 1976 California famously took on Bordeaux and Burgundy at the Judgement of Paris tasting.
After a mid-week pause the Bordeaux en primeur campaign has taken off again with the release of Pontet-Canet, Haut Brion and La Mission Haut-Brion.
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