Sauternes 2017: frost damage hits Barsac hardest

As with the rest of Bordeaux in 2017 the frosts that struck in late April hit Sauternes and Barsac hard – but it’s clear some were hit harder than others and, cruelly, conditions for noble rot proved excellent as the harvest approached.

1869 Yquem to lead Bonhams sale

Four bottles of 19th century Château d’Yquem are to lead Bonhams next fine wine sale in London next month.

Ultra rare 1869 Yquem sold in London

Four bottles of extremely rare 19th century Yquem have been sold in London for a combined £35,838.

Sauternes 50 taking turn for the sweeter?

Liv-ex’s index tracking the most widely traded Sauternes has long been an under-performer but has seen an uptick in its fortunes of late.

iDealwine update: sweet success

December 15th, 2016

Week in pictures: Hong Kong

December 2nd, 2016

Top 10 HITT auction lots

October 13th, 2016

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