Following the successful June auction in Johannesburg, the larger Cape Town Strauss & Co Fine Wine Auction at The Westin on Saturday, 14 September will include iconic international wines and rare vintages of…

One of the most exciting projects on my calendar is the Bordeaux en-primeur campaign. The previous year’s vintage is judged post-fermentation and offered for sale through negociants around the world. This method of selling…

Below are the best of the 2017 releases over the last week. The campaign has slowed once again and looks set to drag on through June. Please expect all invoices…

First class passengers are in for a treat this year as Emirates has raised the bar with their fine wine investments for 2018. They have a portfolio of 80 wines…

After last week’s French holidays, the en-primeur campaign has accelerated this week. Our pricing estimates were pretty accurate for the first releases, at around 15% down, but later releases are…