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Wednesday 23 April 2014

Yquem

Wine company denies ‘fake wine’ allegations

The Antique Wine Company has responded to the news that a former client is taking it to court for apparently selling fake wine.

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 2 Comments »

Wine company sued over ‘fake’ Yquem

London-based fine wine merchant, the Antique Wine Company, is accused of selling an American wine collector thousands of dollars worth of fake Bordeaux.

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 2 Comments »

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 »

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