Fine Wine

‘Fierce bidding’ for top clarets in London

“Fierce bidding” for fine and rare wines, especially large format Bordeaux, at Sotheby’s London sale this week led to the auction exceeding its pre-sale high estimate.

Latour releases: A tempting offer?

Château Latour has released some ex-cellar stock of its 2006 grand vin and an eagerly awaited first tranche of its 2012 vintage in the shape of second wine Les Forts de Latour.

Armit: Italy still full of ‘untapped resources’

After recently marking its 30th anniversary with a large tasting of its extensive Italian portfolio, Armit’s head of buying thinks Italy is still full of “untapped resources”.

Fine Wine Investment: Monkey business

Even a gibbon could make money if the overall market was going up but that's not how any market, let alone fine wine, works – so why is it that some people seem happy to participate without doing what they would do if they made any other material financial outlay; find out a bit about the market and how it operates before laying their money down?

NYC opener brings in US$2m

February 28th, 2018

The week in pictures

February 23rd, 2018

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