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Mouton Rothschild starts the auction season with a bang

Hong Kong has kicked off the year with a bang with a record setting wine auction last weekend.

Posted by Ruth Mcilroy on 11 February 2015

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View full post titled - 'Hong Kong company buys three Australian vineyards for $15.7m'

Hong Kong company buys three Australian vineyards for $15.7m

Hong Kong stock exchange listed CK Life Sciences has agreed to purchase three vineyards from one of Australia’s oldest winemakers, McWilliam’s Wines Group. 

Posted by Ruth Mcilroy on 11 February 2015

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View full post titled - 'Red wine could have the same benefits as a gym workout'

Red wine could have the same benefits as a gym workout

A Canadian study by the University of Alberta has discovered a compound found in red wine called resveratrol could improve a person’s muscle, heart and overall physical condition.

Posted by Ruth Mcilroy on 06 February 2015

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View full post titled - 'China expected to take back top spot as top red wine consumer'

China expected to take back top spot as top red wine consumer

In a report released by International Wine & Spirits Research (IWSR) based in London, they expect China to regain the top spot as the world’s biggest consumer of red wine.

Posted by Ruth Mcilroy on 06 February 2015

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View full post titled - 'Barossa legend Peter Lehmann’s private cellar to be sold'

Barossa legend Peter Lehmann’s private cellar to be sold

The private cellar of the late Barossa legend Peter Lehmann is to be sold by his family.

Posted by Ruth Mcilroy on 19 January 2015

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View full post titled - 'Positive outlook for 2015 Bordeaux'

Positive outlook for 2015 Bordeaux

Fine wine market analysts are becoming increasingly confident that prices for recent Bordeaux vintages have bottomed out after a three-year period of declines.

Posted by Ruth Mcilroy on 19 January 2015

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View full post titled - 'Emirates Airline has invested over $500m in fine wines'

Emirates Airline has invested over $500m in fine wines

Over the last decade Emirates Airline has spent over $500,000,000 in its long term fine wine investment programme.

Posted by Ruth Mcilroy on 02 January 2015

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Chateau Montrose to host Bordeaux wine trade event

Second growth Château Montrose has been chosen to host the 2015 Fête de la Fleur, the Bordeaux wine trade's most prestigious party.

Posted by Ruth Mcilroy on 02 January 2015

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View full post titled - 'Accolade wines set to buy Barossa based Grant Burge winery'

Accolade wines set to buy Barossa based Grant Burge winery

Australian business Accolade Wines has reached an agreement to purchase Barossa Valley winery Grant Burge. 

Posted by Ruth Mcilroy on 05 December 2014

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Woolworth’s buys one of China’s major wine importers

Woolworth’s Liquor Group, owner of Dan Murphy’s and Langton’s and part of Australian supermarket group Woolworths has bought one of China’s major wine importers, Summergate Fine Wines & Spirits, and its retail subsidiary Pudao Wines. 

Posted by Ruth Mcilroy on 05 December 2014

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