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Monthly Archive: November 2011

Chicago Auction Market Heats Up With Arrival Of Acker Merrall & Condit

The Chicago wine auction scene just got a lot more competitive with the late October arrival of Acker Merrall & Condit, which promises to compete closely with incumbent leader, Hart Davis Hart Wine Co. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 30, 2011

News Briefs for November 30, 2011

•The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) is now allowing wine and liquor purchased on its website to be shipped directly to home and business addresses. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 30, 2011

Asian Boom Propels Rémy’s First-Half Profits

Rémy Cointreau has reported a 235% increase in profit, from €14.1 million ($22m) to €47.3 million ($63.3m), for its first half ended September 30. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 29, 2011

Burgundy Gaining On Bordeaux In Asia Auctions, Wine Spectator Reports

At recent auctions conducted by the major commercial auction houses, expensive rare Burgundy has become the star of the salesroom, Wine Spectator reports. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 29, 2011

Del Frisco’s Looks To Expand Its New Casual Concept

Texas-based Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group has its sights set on expansion of its small, casual Del Frisco’s Grille brand following its August debut in New York and a recent launch in Dallas. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 29, 2011

News Briefs for November 29, 2011

•Christie’s is experiencing underwhelming results at its ongoing Hong Kong fine wine sale, reports Reuters. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 29, 2011

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