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Monday 24 October 2016 loc: GB

wine investment

iDealwine update: a quest for the ideal

Most critics agree there has been a jump in quality at Pauillac estate Pontet-Canet in the past decade. iDealwine assesses the implications of this for the market.

Friday, October 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Does MARRVIN have the answer?

With the secondary fine wine market now looking in robust health the question for most fine wine investors must be, ‘how do I play it from here?’

Thursday, October 13th, 2016 No Comments »

The promise of India

Last week we were lucky enough to be able to spend a day at the delightful Sula Vineyard, a hair-raising three hour drive north east of Mumbai. What has that got to do with wine investment, you may ask?

Thursday, October 6th, 2016 No Comments »

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 »

Closely watched wines

Tracking which wines people are searching for can be a good way of predicting trends and investment opportunities.

Friday, September 16th, 2016 No Comments »

The lure of California

The arrival of Opus One 2013 on La Place on Monday morning is a reminder that the fine wine investment market isn’t all about Bordeaux.

Wednesday, September 7th, 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 »

On to the Right Bank

There is always a suspicion that it is the lower cost wines that lead the way off the bottom after a long consolidation, but the Right Bank wines’ performance since the referendum vote gives the lie to that.

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 No Comments »

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