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Friday 26 August 2016 loc: US

wine investment

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. It felt like a firmer market to start the week, and sure enough the Liv-ex 50 rebounded 0.33% last evening.

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 »

Super Seconds: up, up and away!

Our post referendum trawl of value and performance in the fine market this week brings us to the Super-Seconds. Which are up and which are down?

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Of Brexit and first growths

As currency fluctuates and stock markets struggle to hold their nerve in the wake of ‘Brexit’, fine wine is gliding on apparently quite unconcerned.

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Don’t panic, Captain Mainwaring

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a young man in possession of a good fortune must not panic when the do-dah hits the fan. Captain Mainwaring please note.

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Solicitor jailed over £360k wine scam

A London solicitor and former boss of a sham wine investment company who conned clients out of hundreds of thousands of pounds has been jailed.

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 1 Comment »

Notes from around Asia

It was a very interesting time for Amphora to conduct a whistle-stop tour of the Far East over the last two weeks. As we have observed before, domestic investment opportunities differ dramatically across the Asian region, as do attitudes to physical assets.

Thursday, June 16th, 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 »

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