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Daily Archive: June 20, 2011

10 Hidden Gems From Bordeaux’s 2010 Vintage

As the potentially classic 2010 Bordeaux vintage begins unveiling futures prices, some U.S. retailers are suffering sticker shock. The first growth 2009s went for over $1,000 a bottle and the 2010s are expected to soar to even higher prices—beyond the reach of most American wine lovers. But, says James Molesworth, lead Bordeaux taster at Wine Spectator, the strength of the vintage also means that there are great values to be had from some of Bordeaux’s lesser-known producers, if retailers and consumers are willing to hunt for them. Shanken News Daily checked in with Molesworth to get a few specific high-quality, low-hype recommendations. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 20, 2011

News Briefs for June 20, 2011

• Southern California-based Spectrum Wine Auctions is set to hold its largest sale ever on June 25 and 26 in Hong Kong. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 20, 2011