Top 10 fine wine trends of 2015

2. Burgundy’s star brand, DRC, is seeing secondary market prices stall, while customers are becoming much more picky about what they buy from this famous domaine.

conti-tasting-19621Corney & Barrow sales director Oliver Hartley records, “DRC’s primary market is very healthy and the domaine keeps the release price at a point where there is a reason to buy it – it’s sold at a discount relative to secondary market prices.”

“But,” he continues, “the secondary market has not seen much increase in the past year – and our customers have become considerably more picky about what they buy: we are finding it increasingly difficult to sell wines that don’t have provenance.”

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