As currency fluctuates and stock markets struggle to hold their nerve in the wake of ‘Brexit’, fine wine is gliding on apparently quite unconcerned.
Burgundy and Bordeaux achieved top results at Bonhams’ recent London sale, which made £1 million in total.
Masseto may be riding high at the moment but just how sustainable is its current position in the market – especially as Bordeaux begin to recover?
Helped by first growth trade, the Fine Wine 100 index gained a further 1% in April, the fifth consecutive monthly rise.
Denis Malbec, a California-based winemaker and former cellar master of Château Latour, was killed in a car crash in Yountville early Saturday morning.
Sotheby’s is to hold a three-day sale in New York this May featuring some 20,000 bottles from the cellar of billionaire US collector and anti-fraud campaigner, Bill Koch.
The ex-château release of 2000 Latour and 2009 Forts de Latour have been welcomed by some buyers and ignored by others, merchants have said.
The next releases from Latour will be the remaining stocks of the estate’s 2000 grand vin and the 2009 vintage of Les Forts de Latour, the château has revealed.
The fine wine auction scene is certainly heating up, especially at Sotheby’s. Here, we take you through last year’s biggest selling labels at the famous auction house.
A recent tasting confirmed that the Bordeaux 2006 vintage doesn’t quite reach the heights of the 2005, but its high points are still impressive.
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