Moon-shaped lanterns floated over a Chateau Haut-Brion dinner during Vinexpo last month. Owner Prince Robert of Luxembourg brushed off talk of 2010 prices, launching into tales of his early screenwriting career.
In the cavernous sixth floor ballroom at New York’s Marriott Marquis hotel, 110 top Bordeaux producers are busily pouring the region’s reds and whites from the 2010 vintage. Now that they’re bottled, the wines will start showing up on retail shelves. Should you buy now?
Paul Eaton moved to Karratha 10 years ago with a fledgling building business. Now he and his 40 employees can’t build homes quickly enough in the remote Western Australian mining town where demand for land is so hot that the government organizes lotteries to select buyers.