With the 2022 Diageo Special Releases now out, we look back into the archives at every bottle released since the series began in 2001.
An auctioneers guide to the best independent bottling you’ve never heard of, Club Qing’s Fairy Tales and Scary Tales.
Last year, our auction director, Isabel Graham-Yooll made her selection of The 3 Best Wine Books Of All Time, this month it’s the turn of auction manager, Jeremy Lee, to select a trio from the crop of the wine titles that have informed his thinking and drinking after far too many years in the drinks trade.
There is a special place in the hearts and glasses of we sweet wine nerds for the wines of Tokaj-Hegyalia in Northeast Hungary, responsible for as historic a wine style as you’ll ever taste, and some of the most intense and without a doubt the longest-lived unfortified wines in existence. The thrilling combination of burnt-sugar acidity, generous perfume and sometimes tooth-meltingly sweet sugar levels, often combined with fascinating oxidative, aldehydic ‘rancio’ notes have been responsible… Read More
Whisky.Auction’s Scott Walker runs us through the top 10 Cognacs ever to come to auction.
A brief history of a legendary wine style, and how to read its labels.
How many old and rare DCL whisky blends have you tasted? Isabel Graham-Yooll tells us why to buy blends it’s time to fill in all the gaps.
Whisky.Auction valuer Scott Walker goes in search for the most valuable gins to appear at auction and discovers a few surprises along the way.
Hundreds of wine books are published every year but if you were to buy just three wine books what should they be?
We asked Alessandro Palazzi of Dukes Hotel Bar to put together cocktails using only vintage ingredients that can be bought today at auction. What he created might surprise you.