Burgundy Rises, Bordeaux Falls. A Look at Fine Wine in 2022

There has been a feeding frenzy in the secondary market, as collectors go looking for Burgundy. What does this say about the fine wine market? Felicity Carter examines the latest Live-ex Fine Wine Report.

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More Women, Exploration, Technology. This Is Not Your Grandfather's Fine Wine World

If you want to understand what’s happening at the top end of wine, there’s no better expert to call on than Jamie Ritchie, the Worldwide Chairman of Sotheby’s Wines & Spirits, based in New York. Felicity Carter caught up with him to ask about the extraordinary prices being achieved for fine wine in the secondary market and whether the trend can continue.

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Record Prices for 2022 Burgundy at Hospices de Beaune Auction

The 162nd Hospices de Beaune charity wine auction in Burgundy enjoyed a record-breaking sale.

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Fine Wine Power 100: Burgundy Overtakes Bordeaux, Ch. Margaux Loses Top 10 Place

London-based wine exchange Liv-ex has released its latest Power 100 list of the strongest fine wine brands or producers. The list is based on the period from 1 October 2021 to 30 September 2022. Bordeaux is ousted from the top 10, the list is now dominated by Burgundy. 

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Mega Merger Around Château Latour

It is probably the news of the year in the French wine world: Artémis Domaines, owned by the billionaire family of François Pinault (who also owns Château Latour), is merging with Maisons & Domaines Henriot, as international media report.

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Climate-neutral Burgundy

The year 2050 is the target for climate neutrality in the wine sector for the whole of France - Burgundy wants to reach this goal 15 years earlier. The industry association Bureau interprofessionnel des vins de Bourgogne (BIVB) reports in French media that the region should be CO₂-neutral by 2035.

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