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Shanghai Fine Wine Explosion

Shanghai Fine Wine Explosion

Following the explosion in demand for designer bags, Italian suits and fast cars, expensive French and Italian wines are set to be the next must-have accessory for the wealthy Chinese consumer. Wine bars are proliferating rapidly in Shanghai, the country’s glitzy financial capital, where young Chinese professionals congregate after work and regularly splurge around 1,000 yuan ($152) on a bottle of wine. Cool video Introducing Mr...

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Château Haut-Brion

Château Haut-Brion

After falling into a state of disrepair the estate was purchased in 1935 by Clarence Dillon, an American financier, since when it has enjoyed a steady and continual resurgence to a position of pre-eminence. Vines have been cultivated here for at least six centuries, in a vineyard once surrounded by pasture and parkland, now by suburban houses. Despite the encroaching reality of the 21st century, within the walls of the Haut-Brion there lies...

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The Cardigans- I Need Some Fine Wine and You, You Need to Be Nicer

The Cardigans- I Need Some Fine Wine and You, You Need to Be Nicer

“I Need Some Fine Wine and You, You Need to Be Nicer” was the first single from The Cardigans‘ sixth album Super Extra Gravity…which is Brilliant! Check out their...

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The World of Fine Wine Magazine

The World of Fine Wine Magazine

The World of Fine Wine is the brainchild of Laurence Orbach, the chairman of The Quarto Group Inc., who appreciates fine wine and felt that there was no magazine in English that catered for it satisfactorily, nothing that was adequately narrow in one way (concentrating on fine wine), broad enough in other ways (covering the culture and history of wine), or sufficiently serious in its treatment. “The World of Fine Wine takes wine...

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American Fine Wine Competition

American Fine Wine Competition

The fourth annual American Fine Wine Competition takes place on January 16 & 17,2011 at the Hyatt Pier 66 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. This very exciting competition between more than 600 of the finest wines produced in the United States The Competition The Competition takes place over a two day period, and is open exclusively to judges, sponsors, and media.  Now entering its fourth year, the AFWC is one of the world’s largest and...

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Lot18

Lot18

Discerning  wine buyers, heads up. Philip James, who founded major wine site Snooth.com, has teamed up with entrepreneur Kevin Fortuna to launch an online private sales club that enables members to purchase fine wines straight from their producers. Dubbed Lot18, the fledgling company has just landed a $3 million Series A round of funding led by NYC-based VC firm FirstMark...

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Laurel & Hardy Wine Scene

Laurel & Hardy Wine Scene

Ollie leaves Stan in charge of bottling their home-made wine. Another fine mess ensues. Oh dear. Ollie leaves Stan in charge of bottling their home-made wine. Another fine mess ensues. Oh...

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Majestic Wine

Majestic Wine

Majestic is one of Britain’s biggest fine wine merchants. A number of our stores have temperature-controlled fine wine storage, including our Fine Wine Centre in St. John’s Wood London. We also offer national distribution from our online range of fine wine. http://www.majestic.co.uk/About/FineWine

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