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Friday 30 September 2016 loc: GB

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Fine wine in La La land

The top wines of the Rhône have always struggled despite good scores and small production but that doesn’t mean their time won’t come.

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 No Comments »

A time to hedge one’s bets?

We were very interested to see this headline over the weekend: “Hedge funds pile up record bets against sterling”. Without going too deeply into the arguments, these denizens of Mayfair seem to think that the economy is going to struggle post Brexit and that interest rates are due to stay low for some time.

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 No Comments »

What are you waiting for?

The fine wine market shows no signs of letting up, and although the end of last week saw a slight fall in index terms, as this week has begun we have seen nothing but rising bids, with offers “leaving the building” a bit sharpish.

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 No Comments »

Fine wine among most popular ‘hobby’ investments

According to a new study by Lloyds, one in six investors are sinking their fortunes into “hobby” investments such as fine wine and whisky.

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 No Comments »

Iranian investor moves in on Georgian wine region

A private Iranian investor holding company, ARIC LLC is building a ‘Green Village’ wine tourism attraction in Kakheti, one of Georgia’s most historic wine producing regions.

Monday, August 8th, 2016 No Comments »

The Ausone Layer

Have Ausone’s prices drifted too far into the upper atmosphere? With brokers keeping their hands off are there potential buying opportunities to be had?

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016 3 Comments »

Fine wine: Masseto makes progress

Masseto may be riding high at the moment but just how sustainable is its current position in the market – especially as Bordeaux begin to recover?

Thursday, May 26th, 2016 No Comments »

The one and only – Vega

I think it’s fair to say that the market is taking a while to get to grips with Vega Sicilia Unico, which is a shame.

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 No Comments »

The value of being happy

When debating what wine is ‘worth’ from a purely monetary point of view, it’s very easy to sometimes forget that, intrinsically, it simply makes us happy.

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 No Comments »

Introducing the £250 bottle of beer

London brewery Fuller’s is selling a ‘vintage’ ale priced at £250.80 a bottle.

Monday, May 9th, 2016 No Comments »

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