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Thursday 2 April 2015

Rhône

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 »

Grenache: a brighter future?

As Grenache plantings see global decline, one Master of Wine argues that the variety’s versatility, love of heat, disease resistance and “friendly” style make it worthy of greater attention.

Thursday, February 5th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Astounding’ Burgundies lead HDH auction

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.

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux and Rest of the World stay afloat in December

The Bordeaux and Rest of the World sub-indices of the Liv-ex 1000 were the only two to see increases in December.

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Thieves swipe 1,800 bottles of Côte-Rôtie

Thieves have broken into the cellars of Domaine Garon in the northern Rhône and made off with 1,800 bottles of wine worth thousands of pounds.

Thursday, December 11th, 2014 1 Comment »

Restaurateur buys major stake in OW Loeb

Marlon Abela, owner of two Michelin-starred London restaurant The Greenhouse, has acquired a controlling stake in UK independent wine merchant OW Loeb.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 No Comments »

‘All about Burgundy’ at Heritage sale

Heritage Auction’s early December sale will feature over 700 lots of top Burgundy from Dugat to Groffier to the ubiquitous DRC.

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 No Comments »

2014 harvest: Europe at a glance

As Europe brings its 2014 harvest to a close, few of the key wine regions appear to have escaped the unsettled weather conditions that look set to characterise this vintage.

Monday, October 27th, 2014 1 Comment »

Gigondas to hold first PR tour to UK

Over 25 producers from the Rhône Valley’s Gigondas AOC are coming to London in November in a bid to boost awareness of the region’s wine.

Friday, October 17th, 2014 No Comments »

New Rhône tips a hat to the middle ages

Chêne Bleu of Provence has announced the release of a new red wine named Astralabe.

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 No Comments »

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