Not all strong brands among fine wines come with crazy prices attached, as the latest Liv-ex ranking reveals.
The winds of change are blowing through the Liv-ex Power 100 list, as this year’s top 10 reveals.
A less Bordeaux-centric market has driven recent Port vintages upwards at surprising rates and the potential for bigger returns on older vintages is also growing.
A surge of excitement followed by dashed hopes has been a familiar pattern with the Liv-ex 100, but are things changing?
Liv-ex’s Fine Wine 100 index is going up in the fourth quarter of this year – the first time there’s been a positive trend in that period in over three years.
Forget Bordeaux, Italy or the Rhône, the wines to have bet on are part of an obscure Liv-ex index – ‘The Rest of the World 50’
The Liv-ex 100 index showed a rise for the fourth month in a row in November, with Champagne top of the movers as Christmas approaches.
Liv-ex director Justin Gibbs gives his insight, particularly in relation to Bordeaux, on the Liv-ex Power 100 list of the world’s top-performing fine wines.
Bordeaux en primeur prices could drop by up to 30% compared to last year if one takes into account a newly weakened euro, believes Allan Sichel.
Liv-ex director James Miles has delivered a stark warning to Château-owners in the run-up to next year’s en primeur.
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