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Monday 6 July 2015

En Primeur

En primeur: beware the heralded vintage?

From an investment point of view is it best to buy the “vintages of the century” en primeur or later?

Thursday, June 25th, 2015 No Comments »

BI offers 2014 imperial collection en primeur

Fine wine merchant Bordeaux Index is offering its clients a 10 imperial collection of Left Bank Bordeaux from the 2014 vintage.

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Sotheby’s en primeur campaign declared a success

Sotheby’s en primeur campaign was a sterling success according to the auction house, with sales up 90% on 2013.

Friday, June 12th, 2015 No Comments »

The Bordelais are getting it right

Recent en primeur pricing is fair and reasonable when underlying price trends are factored in, argues Watermark Fine Wines’ founder Andrew Davison.

Thursday, June 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Corney & Barrow makes the case for EP

Fine wine merchant Corney & Barrow has made the case for buying en primeur in a letter to its clients, focusing on the “superb” value in wines below £500 a case.

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux’s 1855 ranking is ‘outdated’

A new class of Super Bordeaux is threatening to shake the region’s 1855 classification system to its core, say wine critics Bettane and Desseauve.

Friday, June 5th, 2015 4 Comments »

Biggest rises of Bordeaux ‘14

Over 60% of Bordeaux châteaux posted price rises in the 2014 campaign, some higher than others but increases didn’t necessarily mean bad value.

Thursday, June 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2014: expectation and reality

The latest en primeur campaign was over 5% more expensive than international merchants predicted according to Liv-ex.

Thursday, June 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2014: What next for en primeur?

The 2014 campaign has been neither a roaring success nor an unmitigated disaster but some merchants are now questioning their approach to future campaigns with one major merchant announcing a review.

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2014: Montrose too far?

Universally acknowledged as one of the best wines of the vintage, has Montrose gone too far with a 54% price hike?

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

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