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Friday 18 April 2014

Petrus

The Proust Q&A: Alvaro Palacios

The Spanish wine pioneer on his dreams of being a bullfighter, splashing out on fine wine and drinking DRC with Paco de Lucía.

Thursday, April 17th, 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 »

Top 10 wines of Bordeaux 2013

The top wines of the Bordeaux 2013 vintage as chosen by the trade for Liv-ex’s survey.

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 2 Comments »

DRC ’90 cases lead auctions at £28k each

Two cases of Romanee-Conti’s 1990 vintage led sales at recent auctions in London and New York selling for £28,000 a piece.

Monday, April 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Sotheby’s top 10 wines by value 2013

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti was the most valuable fine wine sold by Sotheby’s in 2013.

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Case of 1961 makes £100k at auction

A case of 1961 Château Latour à Pomerol from the cellars of its one-time owner, Madame Lacoste-Loubat, was sold for over £100,000 at auction this week.

Friday, October 25th, 2013 1 Comment »

Asian buyers snap up Pétrus in NY

Pétrus was the target of buyers at last weekend’s auction held by Christie’s in New York, with all of the top lots also going to Asian bidders.

Monday, October 14th, 2013 No Comments »

First growths wary of new Bordeaux film

Warwick Ross, producer of new wine documentary Red Obsession, has revealed how reluctant many of the Bordeaux first growths were to be interviewed for the project.

Thursday, September 19th, 2013 No Comments »

Asia’s thirst for Screaming Eagle soars

The Asian market is developing a thirst for Californian cult wine Screaming Eagle in addition to top Bordeaux and Burgundy.

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 No Comments »

Acker kicks off autumn with a bang

US auction house Acker Merrall & Condit has lined up a host of current auction favourites for its upcoming Hong Kong sale, including the first full case of Screaming Eagle 1992 to be offered since 2008.

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013 No Comments »

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