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Fine Wine

Fine wine investment: the road ahead

An important thing to note about investing is that over the longer term, as short term trends are unwound, many sectors tend to polarise towards the same spot.

Thursday, January 26th, 2017 No Comments »

Mas de Daumas Gassac embraces horsepower

Languedoc estate Mas de Daumas Gassac has signalled a “new phase” in its viticultural work with the introduction of horse ploughing on its best vineyard plots.

Thursday, January 26th, 2017 1 Comment »

The world’s 100 most powerful fine wine brands 2016

We count down the most powerful fine wine brands from 2016’s Liv-ex Power 100 as part of our annual look at the secondary market for the most sought-after drinks on earth.

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 2 Comments »

Sotheby’s first sale of ‘17 held in HK

Auction house Sotheby’s first fine wine sale of 2017 has realised HK$26 million, with strong sales results for Petrus and Japanese whiskies.

Monday, January 23rd, 2017 No Comments »

iDealwine toasts 24% growth

Online auctioneer iDealwine saw its sales grow 24% by value in 2016 with nearly 100,000 bottles of wine sold.

Monday, January 23rd, 2017 No Comments »

Fine wine investment: Petrus and the Fire Rooster

After a few years of muted activity in the wake of the government crackdown on corruption, China’s fine wine drinkers are showing signs of life again. Will the Year of the Rooster mark a return to form?

Thursday, January 19th, 2017 No Comments »

Merchants underestimate fine wine’s resurgence

Fine wine merchants were caught out by the surge in the secondary market last year, with 98% underestimating its eventual close.

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 No Comments »

Lafite’s premium weakens further

Château Lafite’s price premium over its fellow first growths continued to shrink over the course of 2016 having declined steadily since 2011.

Monday, January 16th, 2017 No Comments »

Etienne de Montille to open winery in Japan

Burgundian vintner Etienne de Montille is planning to build a winery in southern Hokkaido in Japan to produce cool-climate Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.

Monday, January 16th, 2017 No Comments »

Vine handles millionth case of wine

Earlier this month Liv-ex’s storage and distribution service, Vine, handled its millionth case of wine since the introduction of UIDs in 2009.

Monday, January 16th, 2017 No Comments »

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