Latest posts with tags "Romanee Conti"

Burgundy, Bordeaux Wines Bound for Historic Auction

May 02, 2016 / Auctions

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.


10,000-euro wine on way to China thanks to French cuts

Dec 11, 2013 / Wines and Spirits

A bottle of 2004 Romanée-Conti from the French Prime Minister’s cellar is on its way to China after fetching 10,500 euros at auction here on Friday.


US celebrity chef sued for counterfeit wine

Jun 18, 2013 / Wines and Spirits

Chicago chef Charlie Trotter has been sued for allegedly selling counterfeit wine for more than $46000 to two wine collectors from New York.


Traveller blows $66,000 on wine at Paris duty free

Dec 13, 2011 / Billionaires

A shopper has broken the record for duty-free purchases at Paris’s Charles de Gaulle airport by splurging nearly 50,000 euros on six bottles of exclusive wine. The shopper, who was identified only as “an Asian”, bought a bottle of Romanee Conti 1995, a Chateau Margaux 2003, two bottles of Chateau Lafitte 1982 and two bottles […]


Most Expensive Bottle of Red Wine

May 26, 2011 / Lifestyle

One of 600 bottles of Romanée-Conti Wine from 1945 that were produced during the end of World War II, set a new world record price for a 750ml bottle of red burgundy at Christie’s auction sale in Geneva on May 17. The legendary vintage of the bottle was estimated between $56,000 to $78,000, and was […]


After luxury bags, counterfeit luxury wines

Nov 22, 2009 / Wines and Spirits

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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