Blockchain | An app to authenticate and trace wines

iDealwine has taken wine authentication one step further, by creating an app to authenticate and trace wines. Developed in partnership with Synvance, the app uses blockchain technology.

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May auctions | Auvenay, Domaine des Miroirs, Sine Qua Non

In France and abroad, collectable bottles and vintages are much sought after. We look back at these auctions, yet another ode to rarity…

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Robert Parker, the million-dollar nose, formally retires from the Wine Advocate

Robert Parker, arguably the most influential wine critic in history, has formally retired from The Wine Advocate, 40 years after he founded the journal.

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April auctions | Vega Sicilia, Mouton Rothschild, Comte de Champagne Taittinger

We look back on our April auctions, which saw myriad collectors battling over iconic bottles.

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March auctions | Rare champagnes and great classics

The auctions held on iDealwine in March were a showcase for the classics. Read our summary of the month's auctions here.

Wine consumption: China to surpass France in value by 2020

The latest figures on wine consumption published by the IWSR estimate that China will surpass France in terms of value by 2020.

Perrine Fenal named new co-director of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti

Perrine Fenal is named the new co-director of mythic Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, succeeding her cousin, Henry-Frédéric Roch, who passed away last November.

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Jacques Devauges named director of Clos des Lambrays

Former director of Clos de Tart, Jacques Devauges has been appointed head of neighbouring Clos des Lambrays, owned by LVMH.

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Auction Report | 2018 wine rankings

The 2018 auction rankings at iDealwine clearly illustrate the supremacy of three behemoths of regions: Burgundy, Bordeaux and the Rhone.

Cognac exports soar for the fourth year running

No fewer than 204.2 million bottles were exported last year, totaling 3.2 billion euros.