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  Trade hails London Wine Fair a success
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Trade hails London Wine Fair a success

The London Wine Fair saw more than 11,000 visitors pass through its doors at Kensingtons Olympia this week attended by a record 780 exhibitors, up from 540 in 2013, with organisers describing response from the trade as overwhelmingly positiv […]

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  More slides for fine wine in May
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More slides for fine wine in May

The Liv-ex indices continued their decline throughout May with first growth prices continuing to sink and non-Bordeaux fine wines strengthening their position in the market. The news from the latest Cellar Watch Report largely echoed the new […]

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  The role of a fine wine exchange
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The role of a fine wine exchange

Exchanges have been in existence for hundreds of years, yet the concept of an exchange for fine wine is relatively new. In this article, Liv-ex Director James Miles examines the origin and role of exchanges, and why the fine wine exchange ha […]

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  Cru owner to sell ‘unprecedented’ wine
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Cru owner to sell ‘unprecedented’ wine

The former owner of New York restaurant Cru is to auction his Burgundy-dominated collection in the US later this year. Wally’s auction house has announced it will conduct two sales, one in New York the other in Los Angeles in the autumn an […]

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  Portugal hopes to repeat Super Tuscan feat
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Portugal hopes to repeat Super Tuscan feat

Portuguese wine is “on the cusp” of breaking into the fine wine market, just as the Super Tuscans did during the 1980s, believes one major Douro producer. Quinta de Roriz, home to the Prats Symington Chryseia brand “We’re a long way […]

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  Nicolas Glumineau: Roederer’s man in Bordeaux
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Nicolas Glumineau: Roederer’s man in Bordeaux

After 18 months at the helm of Roederer’s Bordeaux estates, Nicolas Glumineau discusses key improvements at Pichon Lalande, the secret of success in St Estèphe and the importance of connecting with a new generation of consumers. Having ta […]

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  Lafite’s premium narrows further
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Lafite’s premium narrows further

Lafite’s premium over its fellow first growths is narrowing as poor performing vintages start to make their way into its Liv-ex sub-index. The fine wine market place reported on its blog that since hitting its peak in 2011 with the release […]

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  AWC calls US lawsuit ‘opportunistic extortion’
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AWC calls US lawsuit ‘opportunistic extortion’

The Antique Wine Company has today moved to dismiss a lawsuit brought against it by a US businessman saying his “exaggerated” claims amount to “extortion”. Earlier this year a real estate developer in Georgia, Julian LeCraw, filed a […]

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  Top ten wines in the US Press
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Top ten wines in the US Press

Inama Soave Classico 2012, Veneto, Italy Irene Virbila of the Los Angeles Times looks to summer, and to Italy, with her wine choice of the week: “a summer basic that will see you through any occasion”. She writes: “The packaging is cla […]

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  Leading wine collector held hostage at home
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Leading wine collector held hostage at home

One of France’s most famous wine collectors, Michel-Jack Chasseuil, has been held hostage in his own home by armed men who later fled without breaking into his cellar. Chasseuil’s cellar at his home in Deux-Sèvres in western France is a […]

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