For those of you who participated in last week’s December Rare & Fine Wine Auction, you would know what a fun and successful night it was. We had a broad range of exceptional wines; perfect for festive gatherings or further cellaring, including a collection of...

Château Lafite Rothschild is undoubtedly one of the world’s most prestigious and collectable wines. Tim Triptree MW helps explain why it’s so highly sought after   Château Lafite Rothschild has a rich and fascinating history. The first reference dates back to 1234 and the name Lafite derives from...

By Don Kavanagh | Posted Saturday, 14-Nov-2020 A time lag between trade and retail pricing could see some tasty investment potential.   If there's one quality people look for in investments it's dependability and wine doesn't come much more dependable than the stuff that comes from the Rhône. That's...

Index Lockdown libation also a fine investment Wine Hunting in La-La Land Our diamond in the rough Our bunch of Oenophiles We have four sections in this post, please scroll down to read more...

Our November Online auction was populated with stellar wines that would be perfect for any alfresco dining or special occasions with friends and loved ones over the summertime.  From one of the most lauded wineries in Burgundy, if not the world, the 2001 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Romanee St Vivant...

By Liv-ex October 21, 2020 Just in time for the festive season, the wine world welcomed two sweet releases from Sauternes. Yquem and Rieussec 2018 were sold through La Place in September and were offered at considerable discounts on last year’s releases. Quality was reportedly high. Yquem 2018 received...

On the path to wine collecting, four distinct approaches help map the journey to your ideal cellar  By Peter D. Meltzer The lure of wine collecting can be intoxicating. Visions of gleaming wood, pristine glass and rough-hewn stone often come to mind—but before the bells and whistles...

Auckland’s humidity isn’t just messing with your hair. It could be giving you a bad wine day, as well. This long, skinny, adorable isthmus of ours is notorious for its saturated summer air. When balmy airflows float down from the tropics and nestle on our obliging...

All grown up since the dark old days of wall-to-wall Müller-Thurgau, New Zealand cellars are home to a more world class selection of wines than ever. We have more vinophiles, wine collectors and of course, producers — 2,023 vineyards at last count, home to 1,408...