Fine wine’s strong start to the year has been confirmed after the Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 index rose over 1% in January.
Focusing on smaller wine markets in Asia such as South Korea and Vietnam is vital to continued growth, the export director of Château Palmer has said.
An ex-cellar consignment of Château Margaux was completely sold in New York at the weekend, making over US$2 million.
Sotheby’s Hong Kong October auction features two single-owner sales estimated at over HK$36 million and described by the auction house as a “tempting treasure trove full of allure and promise.”
Why has Château Margaux chosen to hold its ex-cellar sale in New York rather than Hong Kong like its fellow firsts?
A “once in a lifetime” ex-cellar collection of Margaux, estimated to be worth up to US$1.14 million and spanning vintages from 1900 to 2010, will be released for sale by Sotheby’s in October.
Château d’Angludet in Margaux has said the 2014 en primeur was its “best ever” in the UK, with the entire allocation sold out.
Almost 20 years old now the 1996s have climbed solidly in price but some have gone further on weaker laurels than those whose promise was noted at an early age.
Château Margaux recently unveiled its new winery and vinothèque designed by Sir Norman Foster and his team.
From magnificent marquees and fountains of wine to jazz bands, orange trousers and a hot pink cow, Vinexpo 2015 has been a colourful one.
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