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Saturday 28 February 2015

Lafite

How important are ex-châteaux sales?

Ex-cellar sales from prestigious châteaux are becoming increasingly common – but their importance should not be overestimated, cautions a leading auctioneer.

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux prices back to 2010 levels

After several years of declines, the price of Bordeaux has crept back up to 2010 levels for the first time according to fine wine merchant Bordeaux Index.

Monday, February 9th, 2015 No Comments »

China wine industry suffers ‘shakeout’

Bottled wine imports into China declined last year, marking the first negative growth in the modern history of vinous shipments into the country.

Thursday, January 8th, 2015 No Comments »

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 »

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