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.
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.
Sotheby’s is set to offer a bottle of 1903 Lafite as part of its next London sale this December.
The “best” wine of the 2013 Bordeaux vintage, Château d’Yquem, has released at €250 per bottle, the same price as the 2011.
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.
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.
From magnificent marquees and fountains of wine to jazz bands, orange trousers and a hot pink cow, Vinexpo 2015 has been a colourful one.
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.
Using Liv-ex’s data, db rounds up the worst 10 châteaux for en primeur returns over the last 10 years.
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.
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