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View full post titled - '‘Unwavering thirst’ for Bordeaux pushes Sotheby’s sales total to £2.6m'

‘Unwavering thirst’ for Bordeaux pushes Sotheby’s sales total to £2.6m

Two fine wine auctions held in London demonstrated significant demand for blue chip Bordeaux.

Posted by Rachel England on 21 May 2018

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View full post titled - 'Talbot, Clinet, Evangile and more round off this week’s 2017 releases'

Talbot, Clinet, Evangile and more round off this week’s 2017 releases

The En Primeur campaign continues with momentum.

Posted by Rachel England on 18 May 2018

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View full post titled - 'Chateau Latour pushes Christie’s Geneva auction to new highs'

Chateau Latour pushes Christie’s Geneva auction to new highs

The sale made $4.2m and may have set a new world record.

Posted by Rachel England on 17 May 2018

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View full post titled - 'Suduiraut, Beychevelle and Rieussec make their 2017 releases'

Suduiraut, Beychevelle and Rieussec make their 2017 releases

Prices are largely equal to last year’s.

Posted by Rachel England on 16 May 2018

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View full post titled - 'Domaine de la Romanee-Conti acquires Corton vineyard for new white wine'

Domaine de la Romanee-Conti acquires Corton vineyard for new white wine

The estate will lease a parcel of Domaine Bonneau du Martray’s holdings from November.

Posted by Rachel England on 15 May 2018

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View full post titled - 'Gazin, Cantemerle and Chasse Spleen kick of this week’s 2017 releases'

Gazin, Cantemerle and Chasse Spleen kick of this week’s 2017 releases

Prices are not closely correlated with critic scores.

Posted by Rachel England on 14 May 2018

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View full post titled - 'Extremely rare 1774 vin jaune on offer at Christie’s sale'

Extremely rare 1774 vin jaune on offer at Christie’s sale

The three bottles of wine are believed to be among the oldest in the world.

Posted by Rachel England on 11 May 2018

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View full post titled - 'South Africa’s harvest shrinks by 15%'

South Africa’s harvest shrinks by 15%

But authorities feel ‘very positive’ about the 2018 vintage

Posted by Rachel England on 10 May 2018

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View full post titled - 'Harlan Estate: Californian Cabernet for the cognoscenti'

Harlan Estate: Californian Cabernet for the cognoscenti

Harlan Estate is not just a vineyard, it is a family affair where the people are as important as the vines.

Posted by Lukasz Kolodziejczyk on 09 May 2018

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View full post titled - 'Lafleur 2017 released'

Lafleur 2017 released

It’s one of the few 2017s so far to come with a price increase.

Posted by Rachel England on 09 May 2018

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