Viewing entries posted in November 2015

View full post titled - 'Italian fine wine continues its ascent'

Italian fine wine continues its ascent

After overtaking Burgundy in the trade stakes, Italy isn’t slowing down

Posted by Rachel England on 30 November 2015

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View full post titled - 'Hermitage La Chapelle 1961 steals Sotheby’s London show'

Hermitage La Chapelle 1961 steals Sotheby’s London show

Three bottles of 1961 Hermitage La Chapelle topped Sotheby’s latest London sale, beating Bordeaux and Burgundy to poll position

Posted by Rachel England on 27 November 2015

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View full post titled - 'Wine throughout history: What were ancient wines really like?'

Wine throughout history: What were ancient wines really like?

In the second part of a new series exploring wine through the ages, we look at what passed for wine in ancient civilisations, and how it was consumed

Posted by Rachel England on 26 November 2015

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View full post titled - 'New Zealand maintains highest UK bottle price'

New Zealand maintains highest UK bottle price

New Zealand continues to perform well in the ‘super-premium’ price segment

Posted by Rachel England on 26 November 2015

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View full post titled - 'HDH to hold biggest fine wine sale of 2015'

HDH to hold biggest fine wine sale of 2015

The auction is expected to bring in up to an “astonishing” US$10.2m

Posted by Rachel England on 24 November 2015

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View full post titled - 'Chinese wine market begins to normalise'

Chinese wine market begins to normalise

Three years after implementing its strict austerity and anti-corruption measures, China is starting to behave like other major wine markets again

Posted by Rachel England on 23 November 2015

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View full post titled - 'Sparkling wine makes history Down Under'

Sparkling wine makes history Down Under

A Tasmanian sparkling wine has made history at the National Wine Show of Australia

Posted by Rachel England on 20 November 2015

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View full post titled - 'Fine wine market regains its balance'

Fine wine market regains its balance

As Bordeaux is no longer the dominant force in fine wine, will the market end the year on a high?

Posted by Rachel England on 19 November 2015

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View full post titled - '10 unusual and alternative uses for wine'

10 unusual and alternative uses for wine

You’ll be surprised how versatile a glass of plonk can be

Posted by Rachel England on 18 November 2015

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View full post titled - '‘Fabled’ Rhone wines to lead Sotheby’s sale'

‘Fabled’ Rhone wines to lead Sotheby’s sale

Sotheby’s next London sale will feature a host of hidden gems from a Bavarian castle

Posted by Rachel England on 18 November 2015

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