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View full post titled - 'The 10 most expensive wines'

The 10 most expensive wines

These vintages boast high scores and eye-watering price tags

Posted by Rachel England on 29 January 2016

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View full post titled - 'Champagne: Bubbles rising – 2002 vintage focus'

Champagne: Bubbles rising – 2002 vintage focus

Following another year of growth for luxury Champagne, the market appears to be booming. Last year, 312 million bottles of Champagne were sold, an increase of 2% on 2014 figures and the highest since 2007.

Posted by Cult Wines on 29 January 2016

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View full post titled - 'Bordeaux dominates Sotheby’s sale'

Bordeaux dominates Sotheby’s sale

Bordeaux wines accounted for the top 10-selling lots at Sotheby’s latest London sale

Posted by Rachel England on 29 January 2016

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View full post titled - 'Petit Mouton sparks interest among second wine fans'

Petit Mouton sparks interest among second wine fans

Second wines are proving popular, with Petit Mouton leading the charge

Posted by Rachel England on 28 January 2016

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View full post titled - '‘Record’ harvest on the cards for Spain'

‘Record’ harvest on the cards for Spain

Spain’s 2015 vintage is likely to set a record for quality and quantity, despite the challenges of intense heat

Posted by Rachel England on 27 January 2016

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View full post titled - 'Pontet Canet 2006 steals January spotlight'

Pontet Canet 2006 steals January spotlight

Both price and trade by volume is on the up for this 95+ point vintage

Posted by Rachel England on 26 January 2016

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View full post titled - 'The top 10 Burgundy movers of 2015'

The top 10 Burgundy movers of 2015

Burgundy dominated the top price movers last year – which wines moved most?

Posted by Rachel England on 26 January 2016

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View full post titled - 'Bordeaux estates ‘test waters’ ahead of en primeur'

Bordeaux estates ‘test waters’ ahead of en primeur

But ex-cellar releases fail to achieve hoped-for prices

Posted by Rachel England on 25 January 2016

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View full post titled - 'Case of Domaine de la Romanee-Conti sells for highest price since 2012'

Case of Domaine de la Romanee-Conti sells for highest price since 2012

The 1990 vintage sold for HK$1.5m at Zachys’ sale in Hong Kong

Posted by Rachel England on 21 January 2016

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View full post titled - 'Exports drive Champagne growth'

Exports drive Champagne growth

Global Champagne sales continued to increase in both volume and value in 2015

Posted by Rachel England on 20 January 2016

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