Viewing entries posted in May 2015

View full post titled - 'Cheval Blanc, Ausone and Certan release as campaign draws to a close'

Cheval Blanc, Ausone and Certan release as campaign draws to a close

Remaining wines have had a tough debut but Certan has eclipsed most

Posted by Rachel England on 29 May 2015

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View full post titled - 'Sotheby’s sale makes HK$12m'

Sotheby’s sale makes HK$12m

Burgundy-focused Hong Kong auction is 94% sold

Posted by Rachel England on 28 May 2015

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View full post titled - 'Sauvignon Blanc feels the squeeze after poor Marlborough harvest'

Sauvignon Blanc feels the squeeze after poor Marlborough harvest

A reduced crop in 2015 means New Zealand is up to 30% down on grape supplies

Posted by Rachel England on 27 May 2015

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View full post titled - 'Pichon-Longueville turns heads with Comtesse release'

Pichon-Longueville turns heads with Comtesse release

Pauillac offering hailed as a “brilliant, brilliant wine”

Posted by Rachel England on 26 May 2015

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View full post titled - 'Producers warn of global Prosecco shortage'

Producers warn of global Prosecco shortage

A poor harvest and price hikes means a global Prosecco shortage could hit this summer

Posted by Rachel England on 22 May 2015

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View full post titled - 'Leoville Barton and Pape Clement among “well-judged” releases'

Leoville Barton and Pape Clement among “well-judged” releases

Leoville and Clement releases represent high quality at a reasonable price

Posted by Rachel England on 21 May 2015

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View full post titled - 'Upcoming wine events update'

Upcoming wine events update

Our stance on the position of the 2014 Bordeaux vintage, plus a round up of upcoming wine events not to be missed

Posted by Cult Wines on 20 May 2015

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View full post titled - 'Pol Roger to launch ‘best ever’ Blanc de Blancs'

Pol Roger to launch ‘best ever’ Blanc de Blancs

The 2008 vintage will arrive in the UK in the next few weeks

Posted by Rachel England on 19 May 2015

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View full post titled - 'Sotheby’s biggest sale in 15 years surpasses $8.4m'

Sotheby’s biggest sale in 15 years surpasses $8.4m

Burgundy was the star of the show, which totalled 22% more than the sale’s high estimate

Posted by Rachel England on 15 May 2015

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View full post titled - 'Concern over Lafite’s two-tranche release policy'

Concern over Lafite’s two-tranche release policy

A positive reaction to Lafite’s release price has been tempered by the estate’s plans to release a second tranche in limited quantities

Posted by Rachel England on 14 May 2015

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