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Tuesday 26 May 2015

Lafite

Bordeaux 2014: Pontet-Canet price ‘ambitious’

Merchants have reacted with a distinct lack of enthusiasm to Pontet-Canet’s release and don’t have many warm words for Lafite’s first tranche policy either.

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Woolf Sung offers VE Day Pétrus

Fine wine merchant Woolf Sung is offering some extremely rare bottles of 1945 vintage Bordeaux and Champagne, including a case of Pétrus as it takes advantage of investment opportunities in noteworthy anniversaries.

Friday, May 8th, 2015 1 Comment »

Top wines of Bordeaux 2014

The 10 best wines of the Bordeaux 2014 vintage as voted for by Liv-ex’s global members.

Monday, April 20th, 2015 No Comments »

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 »

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