Gaja, Giacosa and Conterno all scored groundbreaking prices at the recent James Clark sale, reports Sotheby’s Jamie Ritchie.
Sotheby’s New York sale featuring the collection of entrepreneur James Clark made over US$2.5 million last weekend.
California’s Harlan and Screaming Eagle wines achieved huge premiums on their estimates, setting new records at Wally’s and Crush auctions in New York last week.
Renowned oenologist, Michel Rolland, and Spanish wine entrepreneur, Javier Galarreta, have together launched a wine range named Rolland Galarreta.
Amar’e Stoudemire, of the New York Knicks, has taken a novel approach to recovery by bathing in red wine.
John Kapon, CEO of the New York and Hong Kong-based auctioneers, Acker Merrall & Condit, on the latest fine wine trends at auction.
Paris Hilton, heiress to the Hilton hotel empire, showed she knows how to party by running up a US$230,000 (£140k) bar bill in New York.
Diageo will be able to sell bottles of its Explorers’ Club Whisky after signing a licensing agreement with the real-life Explorers’ Club that successfully sued it.
Champagne house Dom Pérignon has collaborated with Dutch fashion designer Iris van Herpen on a bespoke label for the 2004 vintage.
London restaurant Almeida in Islington has ditched its wine list in time for its re-launch on Monday.
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