Viewing entries posted in March 2013

View full post titled - 'The Bordeaux En Primeur Conundrum'

The Bordeaux En Primeur Conundrum

As the dust settles following the Bordeaux 2010 in-bottle scores and attention moves to the 2012 Bordeaux vintage due to be tasted by the wine trade over the coming weeks, the question and logic of buying Bordeaux en primeur (wine futures) comes into greater focus.

Posted by Sam Earl on 27 March 2013

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View full post titled - 'China’s Red Obsession'

China’s Red Obsession

Red Obsession, a new documentary film about China’s unwavering, and growing passion for red Bordeaux wine, was screened at the Berlin Film Festival a few weeks ago.

Posted by Sam Earl on 27 March 2013

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View full post titled - 'China to overtake the USA in wine sales'

China to overtake the USA in wine sales

Treasury Wine estates, the world’s second largest wine company, have predicted that China will become the world’s greatest wine market by 2023.

Posted by on 27 March 2013

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View full post titled - 'Lucrative Latour'

Lucrative Latour

According to Liv-ex’s Cellar Watch website, the 1995 vintage if Chateau Latour, sold at a 10-month high of £4,100 a case on London’s Liv-ex wine market in the past week.

Posted by Sam Earl on 27 March 2013

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View full post titled - 'Wine Events'

Wine Events

We are currently in the process of organising a series of exciting wine events for 2013.

Posted by Sam Earl on 20 March 2013

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View full post titled - 'Bordeaux 2012 quality assessment'

Bordeaux 2012 quality assessment

Following a challenging year weather wise, Bordeaux wines are said to be expressing ‘finesse, rather than power’. Dry whites and rosés were said to have enjoyed a superior harvest in comparison with the reds and dessert wines, with major obstacles including mildew, rot, poor flowering and fruit set.

Posted by Sam Earl on 20 March 2013

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View full post titled - 'Parkers scores boosts Bordeaux’s on Liv-ex Index'

Parkers scores boosts Bordeaux’s on Liv-ex Index

As predicted, following the recent Robert Parker in-bottle ranking scores, Liv-ex have reported that 13% of all trade by value so far in March is derived from Bordeaux 2010 wines.

Posted by Sam Earl on 19 March 2013

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View full post titled - 'The Bobby Moore Fund & Cancer Research UK – ‘Dining With The Stars’ Charity Event'

The Bobby Moore Fund & Cancer Research UK – ‘Dining With The Stars’ Charity Event

On Thursday January 24th, Cult Wines were pleased to partner with The Bobby Moore Fund, a charity dedicated to supporting Cancer Research UK and the fight against Bowel Cancer, as part of their star-studded fine dining event – ‘Dining with the Stars’ at the Grade II listed building, Gibson Hall in the heart of the city of London.

Posted by Sam Earl on 18 March 2013

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View full post titled - '2010 Offers Stocklist'

2010 Offers Stocklist

These wines represent our "strong buy" recommendations following the release of  Parkers 2010 ratings on March 1st, we do not expect prices to remain at these levels for very long and in some cases stock will be difficult to obtain - don't delay!

Posted by Sam Earl on 12 March 2013

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View full post titled - 'Jacky Lorenzetti and Emmanuel Cruse join forces at Château d’Issan'

Jacky Lorenzetti and Emmanuel Cruse join forces at Château d’Issan

Jacky Lorenzetti, Bordeaux wine and property tycoon has become the co-owner of Château d’Issan in Margaux, along with Emmanuel Cruse.

Posted by Sam Earl on 11 March 2013

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