Viewing entries posted in May 2016

View full post titled - '‘Secret’ Czech wine cellar reveals rare wine bounty'

‘Secret’ Czech wine cellar reveals rare wine bounty

A treasure trove of rare wines have been unearthed in a Czech castle once belonging to Nazi sympathisers

Posted by Rachel England on 31 May 2016

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View full post titled - 'Fine wines clock up £1m at Bonhams sale'

Fine wines clock up £1m at Bonhams sale

Burgundy and Bordeaux achieved top results at the recent London sale

Posted by Rachel England on 27 May 2016

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View full post titled - 'Three decades of Cos d'Estournel'

Three decades of Cos d'Estournel

It’s fascinating how the wines of Bordeaux mature and evolve for the better, and we were very lucky to experience this journey firsthand on a Wednesday in mid-May with Dimitri Augenblick, development director of Chateau Cos d’Estournels and well-known ‘best-dressed man in Bordeaux’.

Posted by Lukasz Kolodziejczyk on 26 May 2016

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View full post titled - 'Bid:offer ratio hits highest level since May 2010'

Bid:offer ratio hits highest level since May 2010

Despite a lukewarm En Primeur campaign, Liv-ex’s bid to offer ratio has reached its highest point in six years

Posted by Rachel England on 26 May 2016

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View full post titled - 'Weather means Chile 2016 vintage will 'mimic Bordeaux''

Weather means Chile 2016 vintage will 'mimic Bordeaux'

April showers in Chile mean growing conditions are akin to France’s Atlantic coast

Posted by Rachel England on 25 May 2016

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View full post titled - 'Koch sale “redefines auction landscape”'

Koch sale “redefines auction landscape”

The three-part sale of fine wines from the cellar of Bill Koch smashed multiple records at the weekend

Posted by Rachel England on 24 May 2016

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View full post titled - 'Mouton Rothschild 1945 sets new record at Koch sale'

Mouton Rothschild 1945 sets new record at Koch sale

Ten bottles of Mouton from the Bill Koch collection sold for $343,000

Posted by Rachel England on 23 May 2016

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View full post titled - 'Liv-ex 50 Report May 2016'

Liv-ex 50 Report May 2016

Unlike En Primeur campaigns over the last few years, interest in physical vintages of the Bordeaux 1st Growths has continued throughout. With this demand comes growth.

Posted by Cult Wines on 20 May 2016

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View full post titled - 'Giscours nails latest round of Bordeaux releases'

Giscours nails latest round of Bordeaux releases

A flurry of new releases have left critics and analysts largely non-plussed, but Gicours has piqued interest

Posted by Rachel England on 20 May 2016

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View full post titled - 'Is Burgundy the hottest wine region in Asia?'

Is Burgundy the hottest wine region in Asia?

Forbes writer Jeannie Cho Lee advises stocking up on Burgundy now

Posted by Rachel England on 19 May 2016

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