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Saturday 27 August 2016 loc: GB

Madeira

Bonhams celebrates biggest ever sale

Fine and rare Burgundy and Madeira helped propel Bonhams to its most successful ever sale last week.

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016 No Comments »

Bonhams extends July sale

UK auction house Bonhams has extended its up-coming July sale to meet a rising demand of consignments.

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Grubb’s Madeira collection for sale

A collection of rare Madeira from the cellar of Patrick Grubb MW is to go on sale in London next month.

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016 No Comments »

What could Jefferson buy today?

What was US president Thomas Jefferson stocking his cellar with and what would his budget buy him today?

Friday, May 27th, 2016 No Comments »

Jefferson’s wine purchases digitised

The New York Public Library has digitised some of the wine purchases of the US’s most well-known oenophile president, Thomas Jefferson.

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 No Comments »

1969 Salon steals the show at Zachys sale

Zachys’ New York sale on 16 April saw rare Madeira, 1969 Salon and cult Napa Cabernets dominate the bidding.

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 No Comments »

db Eats: The Truscott Arms

db heads to Victorian gastropub The Truscott Arms in Maida Vale for oloroso-laced eggs, lamb with lavender and a 1971 Margaux.

Monday, March 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Blandy’s bolsters large format Madeira

Blandy’s is hoping to entice consumers to Madeira using magnum and jeroboam formats, with its “indestructible” nature making it perfect for large formats, according to its CEO.

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016 No Comments »

HDH hails ‘blockbuster’ sale

US auction house Hart Davis Hart enjoyed a “blockbuster” sale last week with prices at their highest level since September 2014.

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016 No Comments »

On this day 1478…death by Malmsey

On this day in 1478, George duke of Clarence was drowned, so legend has it, in a butt of Malmsey wine for plotting treason against his brother, Edward IV.

Thursday, February 18th, 2016 No Comments »

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