Fine Wine

Profiling South America’s new fine wine: Balasto

Balasto, from Uruguay’s Bodega Garzón, has muscled its way onto fine wine collectors’ must-have lists, thanks to the ambition of the winery’s owner, Alejandro Bulgheroni, to create a rival to the world’s best expressions.

Burgundy reigns at Sotheby’s sale

Demand for Armand Rousseau, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti and other top Burgundy drove Sotheby’s last wine sale of the summer to over £1 million.

Fine wine investment: The Art of Destruction

Unfortunately, rarity of any investable is often linked to destruction and loss, at least with fine wine that destruction is often deliberate – and delicious.

Henri Jayer magnums top London sale

Six magnums of Henri Jayer’s 1996 Vosne-Romanée Cros Parantoux topped Bonhams’ London sale at £97,600.

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