One of the Thienpont brothers has sold his two Médoc properties, including one in Margaux, to a Chinese state-owned energy firm.
The UK government bought nearly four times as much Champagne last year compared to 2012, documents have revealed.
Domaine de la Romanée-Conti was the most valuable fine wine sold by Sotheby’s in 2013.
Christie’s is to increase the number of its online only wine auctions in a drive to attract a younger audience of bidders.
The 2005 vintage of Haut-Brion has dipped below £5,000 a case on Liv-ex, further strengthening the index’s claim it offers the best value of the first growths.
A 27-litre and 18-litre bottle of Cirsion 2010 – the top wine from Rioja producer Bodegas Roda, have gone on sale at Mayfair fine wine shop Hedonism.
Scottish artist Jonathan Warrender has taken inspiration from Bordeaux to create a collection of 26 drawings featuring some of the region’s most famous châteaux.
Bordeaux is embracing pioneering viticultural and winemaking techniques according to three estates, which have grouped together in order to promote themselves and the region.
Château Margaux has released its 2012 at the same price as fellow first growth Mouton Rothschild.
Bordeaux first growth Château Margaux is experimenting with the “voodoo” of biodynamics, according its managing director Paul Pontallier.
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