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Moet & Chandon releases 2012 vintage

November 9, 2018 - 3:40am
<p>Champagne Moet &amp; Chandon has launched its 2012 ‘Grand Vintage’ – the 74th vintage release from the house and one that reportedly overcomes the challenges of the year’s growing season.</p>

Jancis Robinson and Julia Harding reveal 2016 in-bottle scores

November 8, 2018 - 3:43am
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James Suckling reveals his 2018 wine of the year

November 7, 2018 - 4:39am
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Global wine levels rebound after 2017’s record low

November 6, 2018 - 5:48am
<p>An estimated 282 million hectolitres of wine will be produced in 2018 – a significant uptick on last year’s record low of 246.7 million hectolitres. According to the Organisation of Vine and Wine, 2018’s global harvest is on track to be one of the biggest since 2000.</p>

Fine wine market pulls back in October

November 5, 2018 - 5:02am
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Pichon Baron takes top spot at Sotheby’s sale

November 2, 2018 - 6:53am
<p>Sotheby’s latest London sale made £1.4 million and was 90% sold, dominated by strong interest in Bordeaux.</p>

Chateau Guiraud abandons 2018 first wine due to hail damage

November 1, 2018 - 4:33am
<p>Sauternes estate Chateau Guiraud will not be making a first wine from the 2018 vintage due to damage from storms this summer.</p>

Charles Heidsieck releases limited edition Blanc des Millenaires cases

October 31, 2018 - 3:44am
<p>Champagne Charles Heidsieck is releasing a limited edition set of mixed cases of its Blanc des Millenaires this November, featuring every vintage ever made.</p>

‘Spectacular’ collection of Latour on offer this November

October 30, 2018 - 4:43am
<p>Auction house Christie’s will offer a “spectacular” collection of Chateau Latour in London next month. The wines come directly from the collection of the First Growth’s former winemaker Denis Malbec, and will span 1863 to 2009, including the extremely rare Grapillons de Latour.</p>

Jane Anson dubs Leoville Las Cases 2016 ‘wine of the vintage’

October 29, 2018 - 6:35am
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Penfolds unveils ‘2018 Collection’

October 26, 2018 - 2:11am
<p>Australian wine brand Penfolds has launched its ‘2018 Collection’, which includes the 2014 Grange and 2016 Bin 707.</p>

Market exposure reaches record £50m

October 25, 2018 - 3:33am
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Bonhams’ next Hong Kong sale will be its biggest ever

October 24, 2018 - 4:04am
<p>Bonhams will host its largest ever wine and spirits sale in Hong Kong this autumn, with over 1,000 lots going under the hammer.</p>

Cult Wines Opens Singapore Office

October 24, 2018 - 1:34am
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Salon speeds ahead of Champagne 50

October 23, 2018 - 4:17am
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Vieux Chateau Certan 2001 reaches record high

October 22, 2018 - 4:11am
<p>Vieux Chateau Certan 2001 traded at an all-time high of £1,750 this week, having originally been released at £520. As Liv-ex notes, the steady 237% increase demonstrates the wine’s resistance to ups and downs in the wider market.</p>

Penfolds Grange releases 2014 vintage

October 19, 2018 - 3:27am
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Top performers outside the Bordeaux 500

October 18, 2018 - 2:51am
<p>Last week Liv-ex announced the biggest <a href="">Bordeaux 2016 risers</a> from the 50 wines represented by the Bordeaux 500, now it’s revealed the top performers outside of the index.</p>

‘Never seen before’ alcohol levels in Bordeaux 2018

October 17, 2018 - 2:00am
<p>As the Bordeaux harvest comes to an end, many winemakers in the area say they’ve never seen such high levels of alcohol. As reported in <em>Decanter</em>, Chateau Leoville Las Cases director Pierre Graffeuille said levels in Cabernet Sauvignon had reached 14.5%. Chateau Margaux director Philippe Bascalues, meanwhile, said the 2018 Grand Vin may reach 14% for the first time that he can recall. Some Merlots may end up reaching 15.5% or more.</p>

How many fine wines you could buy for the price of a single bottle of 1945 DRC?

October 16, 2018 - 4:36am
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