France, Europe and Asia: what do we drink differently?

Do buying preferences at auction vary between customers from France, Europe and Asia? We delved into the iDealwine database to find out…

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Coming of age: a 1774 Vin Jaune from the Jura goes for €103,700 at auction

The Jura sets a new precedent. As a 1774 Vin Jaune auctions for the record breaking sum of €103,700, this region continues to prove its investment worth.

The Devillards (Chamirey, Perdrix) set up shop in the Jura

As the Devillard family secure a deal to buy Domaine Rolet, we consider why this key player in Burgundy wishes to get a foot in the door in the Jura.

OIV Bilan economique

The global wine market in 2017: the OIV’s economic assessment

Last week saw the OIV release their economic assessment of the global wine market in 2017. Read our round up of the key trends defining this industry.

jean louis chave hermitage

New record: €8,512 for a Jean-Louis Chave Cathelin Hermitage

This cult Hermitage domain continues to impress. The iDealwine auction on the 28th February saw a bottle of its almost ...

romanee conti 2010

Mixed case of 2010 Romanée-Conti goes for €36,723 at auction

A case of Romanée-Conti Grands Crus sold for €36,723 at auction at iDealwine on 18th January, a sale that sees ...

millesime 2016

The 2016 vintage in France (part 1)

It’s here! The long awaited 2016 vintage is starting to appear on the shelves and, apart from having to endure ...

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New Crus Bourgeois classification finalised

It’s official: the new Crus Bourgeois classification was adopted at the end of 2017. And the outcome is… the reinstatement ...

Champagne & sparkling: still highly seasonal wines!

VinoVision Paris – an international trade show for wines from northern France – has published a fascinating analysis which overturns ...

Obituary: Robert Wilmers from Haut-Bailly

The proprietor of Château Haut-Bailly, a classified cru vineyard in Graves, died at his home in New York on Saturday, ...