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Ten most searched-for wine names*
  • 1. Dom Perignon2. Petrus3. Pin4. Montrose5. Cristal
  • 6. Talbot7. Angelus8. Belgrave9. Krug10. Palmer
*in the last 3 months, courtesy of a very popular search engine

Hong Kong Auctions Kick Off 2011

Date posted: January 28, 2011

The 2011 auction calendar kicked off in earnest this past weekend, with Hong Kong playing host to three headline sales in just two days. 
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HK auctions at Sotheby's

The Future of Wine Investment – Transparency is Everything

Date posted: January 26, 2011

When one considers the market for fine wines as a whole, prices are rising and the role of the investor is becoming even more important, complementing (but thankfully not yet supplementing) the role of the consumer and collector.  Read full story...

South African entente Wines From Boer and Brit

Date posted: January 24, 2011

“Entente” is of course from the French, meaning ‘mutual understanding’ and is often used in terms of military history. It is aptly used, therefore, in a new wine offering from the direct descendants of two opposing Boer War generals under a label called Boer & Brit. Read full story...

Summergate Splits With Rothschild

Date posted: January 21, 2011

The Chinese importer Summergate and Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) have decided to end their very successful seven year partnership, chiefly because Summergate does not want to sell a portion of itself to DBR. Read full story...