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DRC and Pétrus top the auction lists

DRC and Pétrus top the auction lists

It’s a battle for supremacy. Bordeaux and Burgundy fine wines, topping the auctions from the beginning of the fall season, prove that the world’s thirst for the best French fine wines has not changed. Sotheby’s New York auction has opened the fall season on September 20 with the sales that attained 2 million dollars and […]


The grand crus record placements of all time

The grand crus record placements of all time

For certain hesitant, irrational and incompetent opponents, have declared that wine is not a good investment! Therefore, to pull the carpet from under their feet, here are a few record sales, barely bettered by a few art sales and nothing else! The 153rd auction of the Hospices de Beaune that took place at Christies’s France […]


COUNTERFEIT: France and China sign a letter of intention.

COUNTERFEIT: France and China sign a letter of intention.

On the 23rd of April, following a communiqué, the secretary of state for external commerce has announced China’s and France’s will to lead the battle against wine and liquor counterfeits. The level of counterfeited bottles took on overwhelming proportions these last few years due to an increase in the demand for fine wines. According to […]


Burglary attempt, in Michel Jack Chasseuil’s house

Burglary attempt, in Michel Jack Chasseuil’s house

On Tuesday the 19th of June, the famous wine collector Michel Jack Chasseuil, was abducted for two hours by several hooded individuals that hoped to rob his cellar, one of the most important wine collections in the world. Tuesday morning at his house in the Deux Sèvres, a carrier shows up announcing the delivery of […]


THE TOP TEN WINES OF THE WORLD

THE TOP TEN WINES OF THE WORLD

The Burgundy  vineyards produce 8 of the 10 best Grands Crus in the world, and in this exclusive group there is an extraordinary wine from Mosel Germany and one from the Bordeaux vineyards. After a very serious study issued from a comparison of 30,000 worldwide merchants sites, the first ranking is not the Domaine de […]