15
Oct

Bottle of wine sells for a record $558,000

A 73-year-old bottle of French Burgundy became the most expensive bottle of wine ever sold at auction, fetching $558,000. The bottle of 1945 Romanee-Conti sold at Sotheby for more than 17 times its original estimate of $32,000. Another bottle of the same wine and vintage went for $496,000 moments later. The bottles shattered the previous record for the most expensive bottle of wine ever... read more
10
Oct

New Reviews for October 10, 2018

Below is a quick look at our latest reviews published at BevX October 10, 2018. Click the links to get the score and the full analysis of each beverage. Every Wednesday we release new stories, introduce our latest reviews, and send our subscribers their weekly, free digital newsletter. (Subscribe here.) We had another busy week at BevX with new, tasty beverage reviews to share.... read more
09
Oct

Cheating Scandal Invalidates Latest Master Sommelier Tasting Exam

Source: https://daily.sevenfifty.com/ — Courtney Schiessl October 9, 2018 In an unprecedented event, the Board of Directors for the Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas, has voted to invalidate the results of the tasting portion of the 2018 Master Sommelier diploma exam, which was held from September 3 to 5. The news, released on October 9, stems from an outside report providing evidence that a Master... read more
03
Oct

New Reviews for October 3, 2018

Below is a quick look at our latest reviews published at BevX October 3, 2018. Click the links to get the score and the full analysis of each beverage. Every Wednesday we release new stories, introduce our latest reviews, and send our subscribers their weekly, free digital newsletter. (Subscribe here.) We had another busy week at BevX with new, tasty beverage reviews to share.... read more
02
Oct

One of France’s top wine chateaus embroiled in inquiry into ‘rigged’ St Emilion rankings

Henry Samuel – Telegraph UK 2 OCTOBER 2018 The co-owner of one of the world’s most prestigious wine chateaus in Bordeaux has been charged with seeking to unfairly influence the outcome of the coveted Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé rankings in his favour. A promotion in the 82-chateau wine league can double the price of vintages, some of which reach stratospheric levels, and can boost... read more
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