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Saturday 19 April 2014

Yquem

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 »

2013 primeurs: Graves and Château d’Yquem

The final day’s tasting of Bordeaux 2013, and a summary of how to handle the ensuing campaign.

Saturday, April 5th, 2014 No Comments »

French gendarmes round up wine thieves

Some 20 people have been arrested across France in a series of dawn raids by French gendarmes in a major crackdown on a gang of wine thieves.

Monday, February 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Private collector splashes £1.2m on Yquem

A London-based private collector has spent £1.2m on 131 bottles of Château d’Yquem dating back to 1811 in one of the largest single acquisitions of the sweet wine ever made.

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 No Comments »

£15m restaurant with 100 vintages of Yquem to open in London

Russian restaurateur Leonid Shutov is to open a £15m site in central London boasting a vintage Champagne bar and 100 vintages of Yquem.

Thursday, January 9th, 2014 1 Comment »

Yquem 2011 released

Château d’Yquem has finally released the 2011 vintage having skipped last year’s en primeur.

Thursday, September 26th, 2013 No Comments »

Finest and rarest auction lots

18th century Madeira, red and white Bordeaux from the swinging sixties, the pick of some of the truly rarer lots at various auctions over the coming weeks.

Thursday, September 5th, 2013 No Comments »

Fine wine being pawned for cash in New York

The practice of using fine wine as collateral to secure short-term loans is gaining traction in New York.

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 No Comments »

Overpriced Yquem falling in value

Since 2005, vintages of Château Yquem have all dropped in price as expensive releases have prevented the wines from appreciating in value.

Monday, July 15th, 2013 No Comments »

£85k of wine stolen from Château d’Yquem

Thieves have made off with £85,000 worth of Château d’Yquem after breaking into a warehouse at the renowned Sauternes estate on Sunday night.

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013 No Comments »

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