Baroville, Champagne vineyards in the Cote des Bar area of the Aube department

Champagne | Highest-priced bottles of 2019 so far

A look at our top selling Champagnes, featuring old vintages, rare wines, prestigious houses and giant bottles.

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iDealwine auctions | A promising first half of 2019

After a record year in 2018, iDealwine’s strong momentum continues in 2019, with a promising first semester. We look back at the last six months.

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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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.

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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Domain Rebourseau: the Bouygues family gets a foothold in Burgundy

Did you know? The Bouygues family is making waves once again with its new vineyard purchase. We investigate.

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20% of Petrus sold: was it a good investment?

Pomerol powerhouse: the most expensive vineyard sale on record

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The South West: the top 20 highest-priced bottles at auction (first semester of 2018)

The South West is an Aladdin’s cave of vinous treasures. A look at the 20 most-expensive bottles from this fascinating region.