Aside from the vagaries of the vintage, currency may play a decisive role in the upcoming en primeur campaign as Liv-ex report.
Left Bank Bordeaux estates are, currently, the main beneficiaries of the region’s growing revival as the previously high flying Right Bank slows.
Comparing the market price for a case of wine traded on Liv-ex on 1st September 2013 with the market price a year later, makes for a revealing top 10.
There are reasons to be cheerful studying the Liv-ex Bordeaux 500 since July, and it’s not all down to Robert Parker.
“Considerable pent up demand” after the biggest downturn since World War II has led one wine investment firm to predict a 9% rise for the fine wine market in 2015.
2015 has got off to a promising start on Liv-ex, and not just because of a First Growth bounce.
Linking China with a particular wine, especially if it matches a sign from the Chinese zodiac, is increasingly common but Liv-ex questions its long-term impact.
This top 10 tracks the value share of the most powerful brands traded on the Liv-ex Power 100 list in the 12 months to 31 August 2014.
The Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 index has seen its biggest monthly rise in in two years, climbing nearly 2% in January, driven by 2005 Bordeaux.
The momentum behind Italian fine wines is building as January progresses though Bordeaux continues to dominate trade by value.
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