Viewing entries posted in November 2016

View full post titled - '1996 First Growths on the up following Martin reappraisal'

1996 First Growths on the up following Martin reappraisal

Bordeaux’s 1996 vintage has seen a burst of activity following Neal Martin’s 20-year review

Posted by Rachel England on 30 November 2016

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View full post titled - 'Pinot Noir Tasting Session One'

Pinot Noir Tasting Session One

Good things can take time and this was for sure worth waiting for. I met Fritz Becker four years ago and it was a great discovery for me. 

Posted by Lukasz Kolodziejczyk on 29 November 2016

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View full post titled - 'Spotlight on Château Clerc Milon'

Spotlight on Château Clerc Milon

Originally owned by Jean-Baptiste Clerc, this estate situated on a gravel ridge in between First Growths Lafite and Mouton, was purchased in 1970 by Baron Philippe de Rothschild (also owners of Mouton).

Posted by Cult Wines on 29 November 2016

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View full post titled - 'Christie’s ends year on a high thanks to Mouton and DRC'

Christie’s ends year on a high thanks to Mouton and DRC

The house’s latest Hong Kong sale fetched more than HK$55 million

Posted by Rachel England on 28 November 2016

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View full post titled - 'Asian buyers compete for Petrus at Zachys auction'

Asian buyers compete for Petrus at Zachys auction

Zachys’ last Hong Kong sale of the year saw strong bidding from Japan

Posted by Rachel England on 24 November 2016

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View full post titled - 'Fine wine likely to end year on a high'

Fine wine likely to end year on a high

Every month this year has seen gains for the Fine Wine 100

Posted by Rachel England on 23 November 2016

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View full post titled - 'Bollinger and Burgundies fetch $3.8m at Sotheby’s sale'

Bollinger and Burgundies fetch $3.8m at Sotheby’s sale

The auction has driven Sotheby’s New York sales total for the year to $34m

Posted by Rachel England on 21 November 2016

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View full post titled - 'Montrachet leads £2.7m Sotheby’s sale'

Montrachet leads £2.7m Sotheby’s sale

The November sale stormed past its low estimate of £1.7m

Posted by Rachel England on 18 November 2016

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View full post titled - 'Penfolds Bin Collection Tasting'

Penfolds Bin Collection Tasting

Penfolds brand is known for its Bin Selection which confuses people in the most wonderful way. I must confess, as a sommelier many times people ask me what I think about these wines and I tell them I have no clue.

Posted by Lukasz Kolodziejczyk on 18 November 2016

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View full post titled - 'Loire harvest bounces back'

Loire harvest bounces back

Desirable weather conditions at the close of the season have helped grapes reach peak ripeness

Posted by Rachel England on 16 November 2016

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