We in the trade are blessed with vinous joy at virtually every turn. But for those who have everything… what will Hong Kong’s wine merchants be drinking at their staff party this year?
Four big name estates have followed Margaux as this year’s campaign, finally, looks as though it’s entering its end game.
Fine wine’s strong start to the year has been confirmed after the Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 index rose over 1% in January.
Bordeaux estates are ‘testing the waters’ with ex-cellar releases ahead of this year’s en primeur campaign.
There was a high level of activity surrounding 2010 Bordeaux on Liv-ex last week, as the vintage accounted for 42.8% of all Bordeaux trade by value.
A number of Bordeaux estates hold exactly the same score for their 2009 and 2010 vintages yet the pricing for both is rarely equal.
The gap between Montrose’s 2009 and 2010 vintages still stands at 18% in favour of the 2009 despite both wines having 100 points.
Universally acknowledged as one of the best wines of the vintage, has Montrose gone too far with a 54% price hike?
Australian wine tasting, sampling a Hibiki 21 year old, a Coravin blind tasting and a Montrose dinner. It’s been a busy and extravagant week for the db HK team.
The 10 best wines of the Bordeaux 2014 vintage as voted for by Liv-ex’s global members.
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