Our Wine Journal

Our musings about the notable and newsworthy.

Every day we meet great people and extraordinary product.

From time to time we reflect these experiences in our Wine Journal to share with you. In doing so, we hope to develop a library of useful information that can benefit anyone who wishes to explore the mystical world of wine with us.

When we listen to various researchers and pay attention to industry reports (such as those from the Liv-ex index), we’re increasingly told that buying wine in the past three years has been more of an investment move than one for purely hedonist enjoyment. Ranging in returns,...

Last Tuesday’s February Rare and Fine Live auction, undertaken in the halo of the red light of the Covid Protection Framework, achieved our biggest single auction sale yet with a 95% sell-through rate with thanks to our lively wine community. It was a chance for lovers of...

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...

Published on Business Desk Whether you’re a wine aficionado bidding on great wines or just someone who likes wine and wants to explore a little, buying wine at auction can be a smart way to build your cellar or discover a world of wine at relatively...

Our first auction of the year 2022 finished last Sunday and went beyond its presale estimates, thanks for all our bidders who made it another success.   Burgundy was the absolute star region that led the show. 1990 Domaine des Comtes Lafon Meursault-Charmes 1er Cru and 1990...

Summer is in full swing and the composition of wines in the cabinet is morphing from tantalising reds to refreshing whites. For us, it wouldn’t be a long summer lunch without a Riesling on the table. New Zealand produces some exquisite Rieslings, and we love...

Thanks again for your continued support this year, this is just a quick reminder of what you can expect when you return from your summer break January Online Auction: 05/01 – 16/01 (7pm close) A wonderful selection of wines that you love, studded with a few...

 

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