Tag: Fine Wine

The changing face of Chile

Following a recent trip to the country, Fergus Stewart – from our Fine Wine team – traces Chile’s path to fine wine fame, identifying the key producers that make it worth any oenophile’s attentions For a country with a proud and long history of winemaking, dating back to the Conquistadors’ arrival in the 16th century, […]

How fine wine got fast

The trend for junk food with a fine-dining twist has long seized London, but the new wave of casual eateries is offering more than craft beer and cocktails as an accompaniment to their fast fare. Sitting next to pizza and pulled pork, their menus provide a roster of the world’s most prestigious wine producers. Does […]

Clearing out the cellar

In a new post our Cellar Plan Manager Tom Cave emphasises the importance of not just building, but enjoying, ones cellar – withdrawing wines from storage, savouring their development, and enjoying them before their peak drinking window has somehow passed you by. Autumn and the season’s longer evenings prompt a need to review ones wine […]

Secondary statistics: Italy and Spain

Following on from our report on the secondary market for Burgundy, Fine Wine Sales Manager Matthew Tipping takes a look at sales of fine wine from Spain and Italy on BBX, our wine broking exchange; identifying the vintages, regions and producers most in demand. Diversification in the fine wine market has been a significant trend […]