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Bordeaux

October 29, 2010

Hong Kong buyers bid up a storm

The Sotheby's Lafite Ex-Cellar Auction in Hong Kong has seen furious buying so far, with numerous vintages fetching super-premium prices. On…

October 27, 2010

The litmus test for Lafite 2008

Lafite's decision to feature the Chinese symbol of luck on all bottles of the 2008 vintage has ignited a frenzy of activity…

October 26, 2010

Lucky Lafite 2008

As fervent buying from the Far East continues to push Lafite prices to new highs, the chateau, it seems, is determined to meet…

October 20, 2010

The best of Bordeaux 2008

Yesterday’s much anticipated annual UGC wine tasting saw thousands of commentators, traders and merchants descend on the Royal Opera House…

October 19, 2010

Pavillon Rouge: pricier than Palmer?

As demand for Pavillon Rouge continues to intensify, Palmer’s position as the second-most expensive wine in Margaux is looking increasingly…

October 4, 2010

1999 Premier Cru prices surge

Over the past three months, the 1999 vintages of the First Growths have seen spectacular price appreciation and have decisively…

September 28, 2010

Yquem: liquid gold

  Since the champagne and luxury goods company LVMH purchased Yquem in 2004, successive vintages have been released in London at…