Talking Trade: 8th – 14th April

Talking Trade: 8th – 14th April The Liv-ex Fine Wine 50 has maintained its upward momentum this week, reaching 284.05 on Thursday. This is its highest level since late March 2014. Trade by value and volume on the Exchange was also higher. There has been keen interest in Bordeaux 2013 now the vintage has started…

“Perfect” Haut Brion performance

“Perfect” Haut Brion performance According to Robert Parker, there are three recent Haut Brion vintages worthy of a ‘perfect’ 100-point score: the “exquisite” 2005, the “extraordinarily complex” 2009 and the “ethereal” 2010. Both the 2009 and 2010 were awarded 100 points in Parker’s first in-bottle reviews, while 2005 was initially scored 98 points in bottle…

Koch Makes Room in his New Cellar

Koch Makes Room in his New Cellar The anti-fraud campaigner is auctioning off a vast treasury of fine wine in May. When it comes to fighting fraud, billionaire Bill Koch wears a hat that is even whiter than his full head of hair. When it comes to collecting – whether it is modern art (Botero…