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Monday 2 March 2015

Napa Valley

Napa barrel auction raises $6m

This past week marked the 19th Premiere Napa Valley Barrel Auction, scoring a record $6 million. Yet naturally one might wonder how these ‘New World’ wines would age. And would they truly retain their value as collectables?

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 1 Comment »

Napa auction raises record $6m

The Premiere Napa Valley Wines auction raised a record US$6 million at the weekend with both well-established names and up-and-coming producers attracting high prices.

Monday, February 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

HDH hails ‘phenomenal’ results

US auction house, Hart Davis Hart is toasting a US$4.9 million auction in Chicago with “phenomenal” prices paid for Pétrus, Rousseau and Sine Qua Non.

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Single vineyards will define Napa’s future

The Napa Valley will increasingly be defined less by broader appellations and more by single vineyard, single block wines in the near future thinks winemaker Tor Kenward.

Monday, February 16th, 2015 10 Comments »

Stolen French Laundry wines recovered

The “majority” of the fine wine stolen from Michelin-starred restaurant The French Laundry on Christmas Day has been recovered in North Carolina.

Monday, January 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Domaine Chandon closes Étoile restaurant

Napa sparkling wine estate Domaine Chandon has closed its once Michelin-starred restaurant Étoile due to a dwindling demand for fine dining at the winery.

Monday, January 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Moët Hennessy sharpens Napa focus

Moët Hennessy is stepping up efforts to improve the quality and positioning of its Napa Valley estate Newton Vineyard.

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Per Se and French Laundry go pre-paid

American chef Thomas Keller’s three Michelin-starred restaurants Per Se in New York and The French Laundry in Napa are to go pre-paid next year.

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 Napa Valley wine hotels

With its endless summers, sweeping vineyards, fine dining and proximity to the ocean, Napa is perhaps one of the most enticing wine regions in the world.

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 1 Comment »

HDH to finish year with ‘magnificent’ sale

US auction house Hart Davis Hart is hoping to see out the year in style with a sale it hopes will net between US$4-$7 million.

Thursday, November 20th, 2014 No Comments »

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