Viewing entries posted in May 2013

View full post titled - 'Philippe Magrez Wine Dinner at Gordon Ramsay’s Claridges'

Philippe Magrez Wine Dinner at Gordon Ramsay’s Claridges

Last night we were proud to host our first wine event held in the Amaryllis Room, at Gordon Ramsay’s Claridges. We were honoured to be joined by Philippe Magrez, of the Magrez family estate, who was there to show case selected wines from his family’s estate.

Posted by Sam Earl on 31 May 2013

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View full post titled - 'China recognises Champagne as a protected Geographical Indication'

China recognises Champagne as a protected Geographical Indication

China have announced that they will recognise Champagne as a protected geographical indication, agreeing to reserve the use of the name solely for describing sparkling wine from the French region.

Posted by Sam Earl on 29 May 2013

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View full post titled - 'Burgundy reigns in NY and HK'

Burgundy reigns in NY and HK

Burgundy wines generated the highest sales figures at Acker Merrall & Condit’s New York sale and Christie’s Hong Kong auction last week.

Posted by Sam Earl on 29 May 2013

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View full post titled - 'New wine club opens in Shanghai'

New wine club opens in Shanghai

One of Chinas largest importers ASC Fine Wines, has just opened a new club or ‘Wine Residence’ in Shanghai.

Posted by Sam Earl on 29 May 2013

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View full post titled - 'Tom Gearing features in CITY AM ‘The runner-up who looks to be winning the long game’.'

Tom Gearing features in CITY AM ‘The runner-up who looks to be winning the long game’.

An interview with Tom Gearing director of Cult Wines Ltd was a front-page feature in CITY AM this morning. The interview discusses the founding of Cult Wines ltd, how the company has gone from strength to strength since Tom came second on last years ‘Apprentice’ and the future direction of the company.

Posted by Sam earl on 28 May 2013

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Chateau Mouton-Rothschild magnums raise $3.96 million at auction

Sixty-six magnums of Chateau Mouton-Rothschild dating from 1945-2008 were sold at a Christie’s International Plc auction in Geneva last week, fetching a total of $3.96 million.

Posted by Sam Earl on 21 May 2013

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View full post titled - 'Asian investors buying up more Bordeaux properties'

Asian investors buying up more Bordeaux properties

Chateau de Pic in the Cadillac Cotes de Bordeaux, Chateau l’Enclos in Sainte Foy la Grande and Chateau Patarabet in Saint Emilion have all reportedly been sold to Asian buyers.

Posted by Sam Earl on 21 May 2013

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View full post titled - 'Galloni launches new wine-review website'

Galloni launches new wine-review website

Antonio Galloni, ex- Wine Advocate reviewer has launched his new wine-review website.

Posted by Sam Earl on 21 May 2013

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View full post titled - 'Bordeaux 2012: Clinet, Montrose, Beychevelle, GPL, Leoville Barton & Pichon Lalande'

Bordeaux 2012: Clinet, Montrose, Beychevelle, GPL, Leoville Barton & Pichon Lalande

The last three days have seen a flurry of releases as this year’s campaign winds down, but as Liv-ex reported coming to the party this late especially with the first growths releasing so early, you better get the pricing right.

Posted by Sam Earl on 17 May 2013

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