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Italy

July 13, 2012

Italian value: Ornellaia 2009

As we noted in the Cellar Watch July Market Report, the Super Tuscan 50 Index (composed of the last ten vintages…

June 1, 2012

Super Solaia

This year's decidedly underwhelming En Primeur campaign appears to be prompting buyers to look elsewhere. Italy's share of monthly turnover…

November 18, 2011

Non-Bordeaux brands up the volume

As noted yesterday on the blog, demand has broadened recently to encompass a more eclectic ensemble of wines from both…

September 16, 2011

Tuscany’s Super siblings

Like fellow Super Tuscans Ornellaia and Sassicaia, Antinori's Solaia and Tignanello are attracting considerable trade this year. Intimidating First Growth prices seem…

September 1, 2011

Ornellaia outstrips Sassicaia

In June 2010, we compared the prices of Italy's most prominent Super Tuscans: Ornellaia and Sassicaia. Back then, Sassicaia was…

June 4, 2010

Spotlight on… Ornellaia

Profile Owner: Frescobaldi family Classification: Bolgheri DOC Superiore Vineyard area: 76 hectares Average annual production: 140,000 bottles p/a Colour: Red…

January 15, 2009

Region by region

As regular readers of our Monthly Market Reports will know, each month we publish the share of trade each fine…