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Saturday 20 December 2014

Lafite

Champagne leads fine wine market

The Liv-ex 100 index showed a rise for the fourth month in a row in November, with Champagne top of the movers as Christmas approaches.

Tuesday, December 2nd, 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 »

Wilkinson unleashes first growth bonanza

London-based Wilkinson Vintners are selling over 700 cases of first growths with vintages stretching back to a 1945 Château Haut Brion.

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 No Comments »

First growths see trade boost

Last week saw an uptick in trade for Bordeaux’s first growths on Liv-ex, as “off” vintages yet again boosted the region amid more growth for fine wine.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Little-known Bordeaux sells out in 24 hours

Proving that good-value Bordeaux has no problem finding a buyer in the UK, a top-end blend from Canon-Fronsac sold out in just over 24 hours this week through one London merchant.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Fine Wine rises in August

The Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 saw a small but palpable lift in August with Lafite leading the way as the growing signs that the overall decline in the market is nearing an end bear (a little) fruit.

Thursday, September 4th, 2014 1 Comment »

Bordeaux 2013: Reds lose out to whites in Parker scores

Wine critic Robert Parker’s scores for the 2013 Bordeaux vintage will help support the whites’ claim to greatness but could undermine some of the reds.

Monday, September 1st, 2014 No Comments »

More positive signs for fine wine

The tail end of August has offered more reasons for fine wine followers to be cheerful as the value of bids on Liv-ex increased by £1 million.

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Fine wine decline slows in July

The Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 declined for the sixteenth straight month in July but it was the slightest monthly drop since December last year.

Monday, August 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Under-the-radar Lafites trading well

Although Lafite no longer commands the share of trade it used to there are vintages that are still attracting buyers’ interest.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

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