By Liv-ex August 19, 2022 Burgundy accounted for 51% of total trade this week. The top traded wines this week – DRC Romanée-Conti 1995 and Armand Rousseau Chambertin Grand Cru 1999 – contributed to this high level. Weekly insights included analysis on Figeac and Canon’s market performance...

Adapted from Mike Hoagland’s “5 things to know about Domaine de la Romanée-Conti" Domaine de la Romanée-Conti ­– the most hallowed name in Burgundian wine, and quite possibly the entire vinous world; a name that is implicitly regal, indisputably coveted and effortlessly content in its position...

by Liv-Ex Introduction All previous records set in 2020 have been broken and surpassed in 2021, marking the most successful year ever for the secondary fine wine market.  Fine wine trading continually broke new ground in terms of the value of wine traded and the sheer breadth of wines now active in the market. The industry benchmark, the Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 index (which tracks the price performance of...

By Richard Woodard The secondary market for fine wine has become increasingly complex and diverse over the past five years – a phenomenon that is confirmed by The Liv-ex Classification 2021, the exchange’s biennial ranking of fine wines based on trade prices. Run a finger down the...

An American couple's chosen this unique site in Canterbury to make world-class wine. Claudia: "You know we took the old world model and brought it to the new world, this wine tastes like wine from nowhere else in New Zealand; nowhere else in the world and...

Credit: NZ Herald 16 Jun, 2011 Originally from the United States, Mike Weersing and his partner Claudia planted the first grapes on their Pyramid Valley vineyard in North Canterbury in 2000. Drawing on his studies of oencology and viticulture in Burgundy and work in vineyards and...

Credit:  Rebecca Gibb MW Syrah plantings might still be small in New Zealand, but the wine’s mix of New World fruit and Rhône-like savouriness is already turning the heads of sommeliers the world over. Syrah is probably not the first variety that comes to mind when you...

by Verve Wine What Is Grower Champagne?  Grower Champagne is a type of sparkling wine (Champagne) that is grown, vinified, and aged by a specific grape grower and his/her family. This means that the winemaker cultivates the vineyards, harvests the fruit, and produces the wines with his/her...

by Jancis Robinson FEBRUARY 27 2021 For the next two months or so the wine business’s two great ancillary suppliers, coopers and cork producers, will anxiously watch weather reports in the northern hemisphere. Frosts such as those that shrank the 2017 wine harvest in Europe have...

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...