Latest posts with tags "Chateau d’Yquem"

Who Decides What Wine Presidents Drink?

Dec 05, 2016 / Alcohol

Meet Virginie Routis, the woman in charge of the wine cellars at the Elysee Palace and its 14,000 bottles of some of the finest wine in France.

Lost 19th-century Wine Surfaces

Jun 13, 2016 / Alcohol

A Chateau d’Yquem 1896, Pedro Ximenez 1899 and Porto 189 are among the exquisite vintages in a collection creating a buzz in the wine world.

Burgundy, Bordeaux Wines Bound for Historic Auction

May 02, 2016 / Alcohol

Baghera Wines may be a fresh face in fine wines but it is organizing what could be the most important auction in 20 years May 22 in Geneva.

Clos des Lambrays wines now under LVMH brand

Apr 26, 2014 / Alcohol

Luxury group LVMH has announced the purchase of one of the oldest and most prestigious vineyards in Burgundy, the Clos des Lambrays.

World’s most expensive white wine sold for £75,000

Jul 28, 2011 / Alcohol

A 200-year-old vintage from Bordeaux set a new world record for the most valuable bottle of white wine Tuesday when it was sold in Britain for £75,000 ($117,000). The bottle of 1811 Chateau dYquem was bought by French private collector Christian Vanneque, for his new restaurant in Bali, Indonesia. The standard-sized, 75 centilitre bottle of […]

After luxury bags, counterfeit luxury wines

Nov 22, 2009 / Alcohol

Petrus, Romanee-Conti, Chateau d’Yquem — wines coveted by connoisseurs, and targeted by counterfeiters. According to French wine professionals, a handful of rare and fine wines face the same threat from fraud as luxury handbags and designer sunglasses. Trafficking in fake wine has “always existed a little, but it’s definitely amplified with the rising prices of […]

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