Fine Wine

NY restaurant mistakenly serves $2,000 wine to couple who ordered $18 Pinot

New York restaurateur Keith McNally has proved that expensive wine mix-ups are not new when sharing a story of how a couple who ordered a US$18 bottle of Pinot Noir were accidentally given a bottle of Mouton Rothschild 1989. 

These are the wines drunk by heads of state

Last week the drinks business conducted a one-off, pioneering tasting featuring 10 wines consumed by presidents and monarchs at the most lavish banquets of this century, and we reveal what these top drops were.

Angelus stamps 2018 bottles with red phoenix

St Emilion grand cru classé ‘A’ estate, Angelus, has said that its bottles for the 2018 vintage will be engraved with a red phoenix.

Bibi Graetz, Opus One and Palmer rise above ‘flat’ La Place trade

Bibi Graetz’s ‘Testamatta’ 2018, Opus One 2017 and the re-release of Château Palmer’s 2010 have been the most actively traded of the wines recently released through La Place on the Liv-ex platform.

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