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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

The Value of a Symbol

Date posted: November 17, 2010

It is amazing what a little figure eight can do. At least, as long as the figure eight comes in the form of Chinese script. Read full story...

Fine Wine Investment: Key Tips

Date posted: December 14, 2009

Most newspapers now have fine wine investment news featuring fairly regularly in their financial pages. From being a niche investment it has evolved into an attractive alternative to the returns provided by traditional investment assets such as stocks and shares, property etc., all of which have remained volatile throughout the global recession. Read full story...

Vintage wines with perfect scores

Date posted: October 19, 2009

Is there such a thing as a ‘perfect’ wine? Ever since Robert Parker devised his wine rating system, obtaining a perfect score or 100 point rating has been the dream of many a wine producer. Read full story...

20 valuable resources for fine wine

Date posted: October 16, 2009

Here are our top 20 resources for fine wine on the web:

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Early Bordeaux harvest fuelling excitement

Date posted: September 25, 2009

The eagerly expected Bordeaux 2009 vintage got off to an early start with the Pessac Léognan estate Château Carbonnieux commencing their harvest on August 27, at least a week ahead of the normal September harvest date.

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