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Fine wine investment: the problem with Burgundy

The hitch with Burgundy is that while its numbers may seem encouraging, the difficulty of getting hold of any makes it a poor choice for many portfolios.

Thursday, February 16th, 2017 2 Comments »

Fine wine investment: safety in numbers

The success of fine wine in 2016 may be causing concerns of another serious correction as happened in 2011 but conditions now are markedly different.

Thursday, February 9th, 2017 No Comments »

Fine wine investment: the importance of time frames

The success or failure of any index or asset can be made to look more dramatic depending on the time scale used; the rise of anything will look good over 100 years – but about the last 12 months?

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 No Comments »

Fine wine investment: Petrus and the Fire Rooster

After a few years of muted activity in the wake of the government crackdown on corruption, China’s fine wine drinkers are showing signs of life again. Will the Year of the Rooster mark a return to form?

Thursday, January 19th, 2017 No Comments »

Fine wine investment: picks for 2017

Which fine wines might be poised to go up a gear in 2017 and reward the canny investor? There are plenty of picks in Bordeaux, California and Italy still.

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016 1 Comment »

Fine wine investment: fundamental narratives

Fine wine investment is a medium to long term game. It should not be treated as a quick in-and-out gamble. There are several reasons for this but the most significant is the cost of doing business.

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Fine wine investment: reaping the rewards

Investment is often full of more failures or near-successes than it is outright winners – so it’s nice to make some noise about one when you get it right.

Thursday, December 1st, 2016 1 Comment »

iDealwine update: Comtes de Champagne

Brand power, consistent quality and reasonable prices combine to make Champagne Taittinger’s prestige cuvée an intelligent investment option.

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Spotting anomalies and differentials

It’s important to analyse each and every opportunity, because there is usually a good reason for a price differential, but you have to distinguish between a price differential and an anomaly.

Thursday, November 17th, 2016 1 Comment »

What are the odds?

Throwing political interference into an investment strategy is difficult enough at the best of times, but as our recent Brexit experience confirms, knee-jerk reactions are often costly in terms of returns.

Friday, November 11th, 2016 No Comments »

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