Tycoon’s Petrus collection ‘at risk’ as AC fails

A fine wine collection worth £16 million belonging to British tycoon James Stunt is reportedly “at risk” after the temperature controls failed at his Los Angeles mansion during a heat wave.

Fine wine investment: risking it all

All investment considerations revolve to some degree around the concept of risk. The fact of life is that it sits on the opposite side of the balance sheet from that much more desirable concept, reward.

Petrus gets new distributor in South Africa

Great Domaines in South Africa has started its new role as the agent of Château Petrus in the country; swiftly selling out of its first allocation of 2014 wines.

Huge wine haul in Chinese smuggling crackdown

Chinese Customs has launched one of its biggest crackdowns on smuggled wines, a move that has led to the discovery of 490 tonnes of contraband worth a total of RMB 230 million (US$33.8 million), including about 4,000 bottles of fine wines such as first growths Lafite, Mouton Rothschild and Pomerol’s Petrus.

Sotheby’s sale achieves £1.72m

February 24th, 2017

New highs for Petrus

August 26th, 2016

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