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Friday 31 October 2014

Ornellaia

British merchants back Italian fine wine

As Asian demand grows for top-end Italians, UK wine merchants are upbeat about Italy’s prospects.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Italy to dominate Bonhams auction

Bonhams next London sale later this month will be “dominated” by Italian wines, in particular a large collection of Super Tuscans from the Antinori stable.

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Hong Kong in pictures

The protests continue, db walks the streets, drinks Burgundy and looks for typos in unusual places.

Monday, October 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Ornellaia auctions latest artistic tie-in

Super Tuscan estate Ornellaia has raised CAD$126,500 (£69,000) through its annual charitable auction of large format bottles from the producer’s Vendemmia d’Artista series.

Monday, June 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Sir Alex Ferguson to auction £3m wine collection

Former Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, is to sell off a substantial chunk of his wine collection via three auctions organised by Christie’s.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Fine Wine 100 in free fall

Liv-ex’s Fine Wine 100 index has fallen for the 12th consecutive month in March, an “unprecedented” milestone, while Pontet-Canet’s 2009 and 2010 vintages came “under fire”.

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Ornellaia trumpets investment appeal

As Ornellaia unveiled the artistic collaboration for its latest 2011 vintage release, the Super Tuscan brand claimed that its wines are proving a “more solid” investment than gold or oil.

Friday, March 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Ornellaia confirms second London auction

Tuscan estate Ornellaia has highlighted the pre-eminence of London for global wine collectors as it confirmed plans to host a second charity auction in the UK capital this year.

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Aurelio Montes

Chilean wine pioneer Aurelio Montes on his thirst for flying, sailing and riding, desire to be an actor, and why he joined the Chilean navy.

Friday, August 2nd, 2013 No Comments »

Ornellaia shows off 25 years of evolution

Ornellaia celebrated its 25th vintage release by raising £275,000 last night for the Royal Opera House in London, as well as conducting an extensive vertical tasting.

Friday, May 17th, 2013 No Comments »

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