Fine Wine

Ascot Racecourse launches online wine shop

As lockdown has put a stop to much of the world's sporting events this year, Ascot Racecourse in Berkshire has created an e-commerce platform to sell wines that would usually be enjoyed throughout the racing season.

Carruades Lafite releases with volumes down 50% on last year

Volumes of Lafite Rothschild's second wine, Carruades Lafite, have, like its First Growth cousin, been reduced by 50% this year, with further releases today continuing the downward pricing trend. 

Lafite 2019 released at 16% lower than 2018

Château Lafite is the first of the first growths to release its 2019 vintage, which, at €396 per bottle ex-negociant, is 15.7% lower than its 2018 release price.

Biodymamics key to climate change mitigation says Barolo producer

In a webinar last week for the launch of Ceretto’s 2016 expressions of Barolo and Barbaresco, the producer said that biodymamic vineyard practices were proving key to mitigating the impact of climate change in the Piedmont.

How to value fine wine

May 11th, 2020

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