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Sunday 7 February 2016

Yquem

‘Priceless’ wine guzzled in house party rampage

A young Frenchman has gone on trial for his part in a rampage at a private home during which he reportedly stole a bottle of Yquem.

Friday, January 29th, 2016 No Comments »

1811 Yquem goes for US$49k

A single bottle of 1811 Yquem has made US$49,000 at Christie’s latest New York sale, which also saw the, “world’s oldest dated Madeira” sold.

Monday, December 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Sotheby’s offers 100 years of fine wine

Sotheby’s is set to offer a bottle of 1903 Lafite as part of its next London sale this December.

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Best’ wine of 2013 released

The “best” wine of the 2013 Bordeaux vintage, Château d’Yquem, has released at €250 per bottle, the same price as the 2011.

Monday, September 21st, 2015 No Comments »

AWC launches £75k Versailles oak wine case

The Antique Wine Company has marked its 25th anniversary with the launch of a £75,000 wine case made from Marie Antoinette’s favourite oak tree at Versailles.

Thursday, June 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Wine thieves go on trial

A gang of wine thieves accused of stealing a million euros worth of wine from some of Bordeaux’s top estates has gone on trial in France.

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Vinexpo 2015 in pictures

From magnificent marquees and fountains of wine to jazz bands, orange trousers and a hot pink cow, Vinexpo 2015 has been a colourful one.

Thursday, June 18th, 2015 1 Comment »

Why is no one buying Sauternes?

The Sauternes estates have made an early bid for attention in this campaign but despite repeated price cuts since 2010 it’s still not selling.

Friday, April 17th, 2015 5 Comments »

Top 10 worst estates for en primeur returns

Using Liv-ex’s data, db rounds up the worst 10 châteaux for en primeur returns over the last 10 years.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 2 Comments »

AWC lawsuit over fake Yquem thrown out

A lawsuit levelled at fine wine merchant the Antique Wine Company over “fake” Château d’Yquem has been thrown out of an Atlanta court but proceedings could now move to the UK.

Thursday, March 26th, 2015 No Comments »

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