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The Chateau Lafite phenomenon with Gavin Quinney

In this series of videos, Gavin Quinney (the English owner of Chateau Bauduc) discusses wines and winemaking in Bordeaux. Here Gavin explains the impact new markets have had on the wine world and in particular on the biggest name (brand) in Bordeaux, Château Lafite Rothschild, owned by Domaines Baron de Rothschild.

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Bordeaux En Primeur explained by Gavin Quinney

In this series of videos, Gavin Quinney (the English owner of Chateau Bauduc) discusses wines and winemaking in Bordeaux. Here Gavin explains the term ‘en primeur’ which is the way wine futures are sold by the top Bordeaux Châteaux. Apologies for the poor camera work…I didn’t focus this one very well. But what he says […]

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Breaking News – New record set for price of a bottle of wine

Three bottles of Chateau Lafite’s 1869 vintage each sold for a record price of $230,000 at a recent Sothebys auction in Hong Kong. Ouch!

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Wine as an investment

Peter Lunzer is very well qualified to discuss wine as an investment and here he touches on the subject and surprisingly it is not only for those with immense wealth…anyone can buy wine as an investment and it needn’t be that complicated either.

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Lafite and Coke anyone?

Peter Lunzer explains one of the reasons that prices of Chateau Lafite have rise so sharply in recent years.

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Richard Wiesener on his wine collection

Richard and Diney Wiesener have become good friends since we moved to Provence in 2009. Richard has the most wonderful cellar and even though he is depleting his stock in preparation for a move, he still has some amazing wines here.