Fine Wine

Bottle of first Grange breaks record in Australia

A bottle of 1951 Penfolds Grange, the first vintage of the famous label, has been sold at auction for over AU$51,000 – making it one of the most expensive bottles ever sold in Australia.

Fine wine investment: taking stock

At the start of the year we offered up a model portfolio for general consumption and promised to keep readers in touch with its progress. We have arrived at the half way stage for the year and there are several things to point out.

Latour trade plummets while Solaia’s rises

Solaia is starting to pull well ahead of its fellow Super Tuscans while Latour is slipping behind the other Bordeaux first growths, its share of trade crumbling since 2012.

Fake fine wine trader jailed after £100k scam

Lasse Hartmann has been sentenced to four years in prison for masterminding a £100,000 scam in which he pretended to be a multi-millionaire businessman trading in fine wine and Champagne. 

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