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Madeira

H&H puts old vats back to work

Madeira producer Henriques & Henriques has put back together several large, 100-year-old, satin wood vats for ageing its young wines.

Friday, February 17th, 2017 No Comments »

Fortified Masters 2016: the results

The latest edition of db’s Fortified Masters showed what great quality wines producers are making across the board, with 20% of entries being awarded Masters and one third of the entrants being given a Gold medal.

Thursday, January 26th, 2017 1 Comment »

300-year-old bottle of Madeira sells for $39k

Auction house Christie’s has sold a bottle of 301-year-old Madeira for US$39,000 (£30,700) to a collector in the Netherlands.

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 No Comments »

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 »

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