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Friday 21 October 2016 loc: GB


Margaux appoints new managing director

Château Margaux has appointed Philippe Bascaules as its new managing director but he will also remain director of winemaking at Inglenook in California.

Thursday, October 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Christie’s HK announces first online sale

Christie’s has launched its first online auction, ‘Discover Bordeaux’, which features ‘affordable’ lots including First Growth verticals from a single private collector.

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 No Comments »

Fine wine climbs in July

July saw further progress for the fine wine market as the Liv-ex 100 climbed for the eighth consecutive month on the back of the weaker pound sterling.

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

Of Brexit and first growths

As currency fluctuates and stock markets struggle to hold their nerve in the wake of ‘Brexit’, fine wine is gliding on apparently quite unconcerned.

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Margaux 2015: ‘wine of the vintage’ released

The ‘wine of the 2015 vintage’, Château Margaux, has released at just over £4,000 a case and merchants expect “significant demand”.

Monday, June 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2015: ‘ravishing’ Alter Ego released

Château Palmer has released the price of its second wine ‘Alter Ego’, which at €44 is just over 14% more the opening price of the 2014 wine.

Wednesday, May 11th, 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 »

First growths dominate April trading

Helped by first growth trade, the Fine Wine 100 index gained a further 1% in April, the fifth consecutive monthly rise.

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2015: ‘flashes of brilliance’ says Martin

The 2015 vintage has some “profound” wines but it is far from perfect, says The Wine Advocate’s Neal Martin, who has dished out a clutch of potential 100-pointers.

Friday, April 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Bordeaux château available to rent on Airbnb

Château Paveil de Luze in Margaux has opened its ornate gates to the public and made itself available to rent on Airbnb.

Friday, April 29th, 2016 No Comments »

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