November 5, 2021

Rhône and Burgundy trade bounces back

The Rhône enjoyed a strong week of activity while ‘on’ vintage Bordeaux and DRC claimed the top-traded wines by value.   The Rhône, Burgundy and…

October 26, 2021

The highest-scoring Haut-Brion wines

Château Haut-Brion has the lowest average prices of the First Growths but one of the highest set of average scores.  Château Haut-Brion has the lowest…

October 21, 2021

Jancis Robinson’s Bordeaux 2011s ‘to buy’

Sauternes wins again in Jancis Robinson MW’s 10-years-on review of Bordeaux’s 2011 vintage, with châteaux Suduiraut and Rieussec being two of her stand-out wines.  Château Suduiraut 2011…

October 14, 2021

Lafite Rothschild’s price premium begins to grow

Château Lafite Rothschild’s price premium versus the other First Growths tumbled from 129% a decade ago to just over 20% in 2017. With trade in the estate building, that premium is growing once…