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Wednesday 27 August 2014

Rhône

Treasury, tough decisions, and bid battles

With offers for Treasury Wine Estates now coming thick and fast, Ron Emler looks at the reasons behind the recent flurry, and wonders what the players could have in store.

Monday, August 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Over 1,000 rare lots at London sale

Sotheby’s has lined up over 1,000 “who’s who” lots of top flight Bordeaux, Burgundy and Rhône for its London sale later this month.

Friday, July 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Frey revives Bordeaux-Rhône blending

Enterprising young winemaker Caroline Frey of Château La Lagune and Jaboulet is reviving the tradition of blending Bordeaux with Rhône via a new release.

Friday, May 23rd, 2014 5 Comments »

Rhône icon makes top three at fine wine sale

A case of 1978 Guigal La Mouline sold for double its high estimate at Christie’s London sale last week.

Monday, March 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Rhône retains lead on UK French sales

The Rhône has maintained its off-trade lead within the French category despite a slight dip in volume over 2013.

Saturday, March 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Fine Wines still dipping in February

The Liv-ex Fine Wine 1000 dipped for the fifth consecutive month in February with only the “Rest of the World” and old Bordeaux indices not slipping into negative figures.

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Rhône sees ‘return to tradition’

A steady shift back towards traditional vinification methods among Rhône producers is helping to underpin quality across the region, according to Simon Field MW, Rhône buyer for Berry Brothers & Rudd.

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Guigal’s 2010 ‘La Las’ spark flurry of trading

The recently released 2010 vintage of Rhône producer Guigal’s “La Las” has sparked a flurry of trading activity on the Liv-ex fine wine exchange.

Thursday, February 20th, 2014 1 Comment »

db Eats: Berners Tavern

db’s Lucy Shaw heads to Jason Atherton’s glitzy Berners Tavern at the London Edition hotel for scallop ceviche, calvados eclairs and a spot of people watching.

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 No Comments »

US labels leading non-European fine wines

Further examination of the fine wine market over the last two years on the Liv-ex Fine Wine 1000 shows that two US labels are key market drivers.

Friday, February 14th, 2014 No Comments »

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