Why Big Red Diary?


exuberant hospices de beaune 2010…

Auction prices were up by about 20% versus last year – so not too irrational pricing (reds at least will offer high potential quality) – perhaps because the Chinese actor couldn’t get to the sale, the Chinese (for now) kept their powder relatively dry. Reuters report here.

auction weekend…

It’s that time of year again. This weekend is the auction for the Hospices de Beaune – and there is added spice. It’s the 150th auction and the (red) grapes looked very fine, but with Christies driving the marketing of the sale into China, part-Chinese auction catalogues and a Chinese actress to stand beside the […]

update at mischief & mayhem

update at mischief & mayhem

As discussed in my report back in July, the team at M&M have opened (only last weekend) their new ‘cellar-door’ facility – rather nice it is too – but if today was anything to go by, in January the refridgerator will be used to keep the wine warm! Best news from this follow-up visit is […]

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