The 10 best wines of the Bordeaux 2014 vintage as voted for by Liv-ex’s global members.
Ex-cellar sales from prestigious châteaux are becoming increasingly common – but their importance should not be overestimated, cautions a leading auctioneer.
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.
Bottled wine imports into China declined last year, marking the first negative growth in the modern history of vinous shipments into the country.
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.
A wine merchant in the Chinese city of Shenzen has held a public destruction of several bottles of fake Lafite he bought at auction.
London-based Wilkinson Vintners are selling over 700 cases of first growths with vintages stretching back to a 1945 Château Haut Brion.
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.
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.
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.
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