The fine wine market is showing some indications of revival after price declines from its peak in 2011, helped by a strengthening dollar, according to Miles Davis, partner at Wine Asset Managers LLP in London.
Italy’s wine production may slide about 14 percent this year after a rainy summer brought overcast conditions and fungal rot, according to a forecast from the country’s association of wine-industry technicians.
On the first day of September, I drove up the Médoc from Bordeaux, the city of wine. I saw many a wine tourist on this beautiful late summer’s day and felt rather sorry for them. I could not believe they would find anyone remotely important in the
The Bordeaux-dominated market for collectible wines may be picking up after price declines stretching back to the second quarter of last year, according to Chris Smith, investment manager at The Wine Investment Fund.
Piero Antinori has quite a story to tell in his new book "Hills of Chianti." The 25th generation winemaker at Antinori, he is backed by more than 600 years of the aristocratic Tuscan family's history in wine.
An Italian wine-consultant-turned- hoaxer sold the equivalent of 220,600 fake bottles of the coveted Tuscan Montalcino wine on the wholesale market from 2011 to 2013 before the police caught up with him.
“Dubai is a relatively new market for wine, but the trade is developing fast, in terms of the sommeliers and wine buyers who are becoming more competent and knowledgeable,” says Gasselin, who believes there is a huge appetite among consumer to discover more. As evidence, he points to “a significant surge in demand over the last 12 months” for the restaurant’s wine dinners and masterclasses.