Jane Anson, a recognised expert on fine wine,who has lived in the Bordeaux region since 2003, has released her 2018BordeauxEn Primeur report and her top scoring wines from the vintage. Anson has identified seven potentially perfect wines, to which she has awarded a score of 98-100, and which she intends to reassess after bottling towards the end of 2020.
International auction house, Bonhams, has announced that it will be holding asale of fine and rare wine and whisky on 17 May in Hong Kong, where 450 lots of whisky and 350 lots of wine will be offered to the market, with a total sale value estimated at HK$28 million (c.£2.75 million). Headlining the Scotch whisky session are 25 lots from the late Italian iconic bottler, Silvano Samaroli,
If proof were needed that fine wine is a burgeoning asset class with increased global appeal, it arrived earlier this month, when Liv-ex announced that the value of stock available on its exchange hit a new record high, exceeding £30 million.Since the tail-end of 2016, the value of stock available on the exchange has doubled, with the reasons behind the marked increasebeing two-fold. Continue reading