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.
Debra Meiburg MW has been added to the lineup of speakers due to appear at the upcoming Women of the Vine symposium in California.
Auction house Hart Davis Hart’s season will begin with a two-day long sale in Chicago featuring an “astounding range” of fine wines and whiskies.
Two magnums of 1961 Pétrus topped Sotheby’s New York sale last weekend, while the ex-cellar consignment of Paul Jaboulet was 100% sold.
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.
Despite a devastating earthquake and continued drought, Californian vintners are hailing the 2014 harvest as the “third great vintage of the decade”.
A disabled woman frustrated at the lack of information on access when travelling has started a guide to California’s wine country for the disabled.
An “iron vineyard” sculpture housed at the Napa Wine Train’s depot in California was “yarn bombed” by a group of stealthy knitters.
The E&J Gallo Winery has donated US$100k to the American Red Cross to help winemakers affected by last month’s earthquake in Napa.
Napa’s wine industry has lost an estimated US$80 million after an earthquake ripped through the region last month.
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