Finest & Rarest Wines sale in Geneva, 15 May 2018

Geneva May the 4th, 2018 Fine & Rare Wines auction, was held on Tuesday, 15 May 2018 in Geneva. The sale featured a selection of wines with over 700 lots on offer. Highlights within the sale included, a rare case of 1945 Latour alongside a 1715 Madeira – the...

Rare Wines from a Single Owner Collection

17 March 2018, Hong Kong Christie’s continues to champion the very best from the world of wine and  brought to auction, for the first time in Hong Kong, an unparalleled selection of South African ‘Grand Crus’. The collection of rare vintage wines, each of supreme...

Sotheby’s London sale of Finest & Rarest Wines

Sotheby’s London sale of Finest & Rarest Wines on 18 April brought a total of £1,045,206 ($1,494,645) against a pre-sale estimate £806,690 - 1,016,110, with 96% of lots sold. Stephen Mould, Sotheby’s Head of Wine, Europe, said: “Bordeaux dominated the results,...

How to look at wine, how to smell it, how to buy it

How to look at wine The first step in tasting a wine happens before you actually taste the wine. When the wine is first poured into your glass — before swirling it, smelling it, or sipping it — just look at it. The reason you look at the wine is to get a sense of its...

A world of wine

News from the world of wine: wine auctions, wine holidays, enological curiosities. Keep updated on what happens around the planet. Tips from the sales in Honk Kong and the Asian market, New York, London, Paris, Italy, South Africa, South America, from the online sales and from the collectibles sector.
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The world’s most expensive Whisky

The world’s most expensive Whisky

Sotheby’s Wine is pleased to unveil the full contents of our autumn 2018 auctions in New York. Led by The Macallan 1926 60 Year Old (Sir Peter Blake Label) as well as an historic offering of Rare Domaine de la Romanée-Conti Wines from the Personal Cellar of Robert...

Finest & Rarest Wines sale in Geneva, 15 May 2018

Finest & Rarest Wines sale in Geneva, 15 May 2018

Geneva May the 4th, 2018 Fine & Rare Wines auction, was held on Tuesday, 15 May 2018 in Geneva. The sale featured a selection of wines with over 700 lots on offer. Highlights within the sale included, a rare case of 1945 Latour alongside a 1715 Madeira – the...

The cellar from the estate of Jerry Perenchio

The cellar from the estate of Jerry Perenchio

One of the most superb collections of mature wines ever to appear at auction, the cellar of the legendary entrepreneur Jerry Perenchio brought a total of HK$52,821,120 / US$6,730,467, doubling pre-sale expectations (est. HK$19.7-27.5 million / US$2.5-3.5 million),...

EXPERT WINE TIPS

Are there rules for pairing wine and food? Is there a way to test a wine's acidity? With these tips, you will be thinking like a professional sommelier in no time. Learn how to smell wine, to taste it, to recognize tannins and flavours, to use the right glasses, to buy the right bottle without spending a fortune.
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How to look at wine, how to smell it, how to buy it

How to look at wine, how to smell it, how to buy it

How to look at wine The first step in tasting a wine happens before you actually taste the wine. When the wine is first poured into your glass — before swirling it, smelling it, or sipping it — just look at it. The reason you look at the wine is to get a sense of its...

WHAT TO BUY, THE BEST WINES

Italy is the world’s largest producer of wine. From the scorching plains of the south to the cool Alps in the north, Italy’s terrain varies considerably and its wines reflect this diversity. Bottles for everyday drinking can be found throughout, but Italy also produces some of the world’s finest wines and they demand the attention of the serious wine lover.
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