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Fine Wine

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 »

Merchants underestimate fine wine’s resurgence

Fine wine merchants were caught out by the surge in the secondary market last year, with 98% underestimating its eventual close.

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 No Comments »

Lafite’s premium weakens further

Château Lafite’s price premium over its fellow first growths continued to shrink over the course of 2016 having declined steadily since 2011.

Monday, January 16th, 2017 No Comments »

Etienne de Montille to open winery in Japan

Burgundian vintner Etienne de Montille is planning to build a winery in southern Hokkaido in Japan to produce cool-climate Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.

Monday, January 16th, 2017 No Comments »

Vine handles millionth case of wine

Earlier this month Liv-ex’s storage and distribution service, Vine, handled its millionth case of wine since the introduction of UIDs in 2009.

Monday, January 16th, 2017 No Comments »

iDealwine update: the Jura’s out

Wines from France’s Jura region are starting to make a splash, and are reaching record prices at iDealwine auctions. What has caused this uptick in interest and can this rise in popularity be sustained in the long run?

Thursday, January 12th, 2017 1 Comment »

Fine wine investment: portfolio diversification

Philip Staveley of Amphora Portfolio Management explains how diversification of one’s fine wine portfolio can help to maintain a measure of control over risk exposure.

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 No Comments »

2016 ends on a high for fine wine

The Liv-ex fine wine 100 and 1000 indices ended 2016 with further positive gains and broke new records.

Friday, January 6th, 2017 No Comments »

German fine wine sales ‘incredible’, says Justerini

In what may be a surprise to many in the trade, sales of German wine in 2016 have been “incredible”, according to fine wine merchant Justerini & Brooks.

Thursday, January 5th, 2017 No Comments »

Clos Rougeard update: acquisition on hold?

Doubts have emerged over yesterday’s news that famed Saumur estate, Clos Rougeard, has been sold to the owner of Château Montrose.

Thursday, January 5th, 2017 No Comments »

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