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Wednesday 26 October 2016 loc: US


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 »

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 »

Bordeaux 2015: bring in the high rollers

Lafite, Cheval Blanc, Ausone and l’Evangile have effectively brought this year’s campaign to an end with their releases over the last few days.

Wednesday, June 22nd, 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 »

All about Champagne in February

Prestige cuvée Champagnes were among the leading brands in February as the Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 index rose 1.2%, its biggest gain in over a year.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

Fine wine in focus: 2006 Bordeaux

Ten years on, what are the best-performing wines from across the Left and Right Bank estates in Bordeaux?

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016 1 Comment »

Bordeaux 09 vs 10: why the gaps?

A number of Bordeaux estates hold exactly the same score for their 2009 and 2010 vintages yet the pricing for both is rarely equal.

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2014: only Montrose left

The end of the 2014 campaign is in sight after a flurry of late releases and only Montrose remains unreleased among the big-name estates.

Monday, June 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Top wines of Bordeaux 2014

The 10 best wines of the Bordeaux 2014 vintage as voted for by Liv-ex’s global members.

Monday, April 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 worst estates for en primeur returns

Using Liv-ex’s data, db rounds up the worst 10 châteaux for en primeur returns over the last 10 years.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 2 Comments »

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