Chandon has released a limited-edition bottle of patriotic sparkling wine in time for the London Olympics decked out in red, white and blue stripes.
Christie’s launches its first online-exclusive sale for a global collecting category with Signature Cellars, an auction of fine and rare wines.
Australian winery Penfolds has released a dozen 750ml “ampoules” of the rare 2004 Kalimna Block 42 Cabernet Sauvignon wine, priced at $168000 per bottle.
In a sign of the wine times, one of the world’s most authoritative wine publications, Decanter, said it plans to launch a Chinese version of its website.
The Baccarat glass, with a wide flat base and a vertical chimney, will prevent the alcohol from overpowering the aroma of wine when the glass is swirled.
A bottle of French wine dating back to 1774 and dubbed “the wine of kings and the king of wines” fetched $49,200 at auction in Geneva on Tuesday.