First Growths

All change at Château Lafite as daughter set to take over

The management at Château Lafite is to be completely shaken up next year with Baron Eric de Rothschild being replaced by his daughter Saskia de Rothschild and CEO Christophe Salin giving way to LVMH's Jean-Guillaume Prats.

Second wines climbing ever higher

The on-going success of the first growths’ second labels in the secondary market means that prices for Carruades & co are starting to exceed the en primeur prices of their parent wines.

Is fine wine running out of gas?

The exposure on the Liv-ex Exchange – that is the combined total value of live bids and offers – has hit a new record high of £45 million this month but are there signs the market is starting to slow?

Fine wine investment: Searching among the 2014s

We have talked of late about the value present in pretty much every 2009 and 2010 ‘second wine’, but taking a step back we find that elsewhere in Bordeaux, among both Right and Left Bank wines, 2014 has started to feature prominently.

Is Lafite on the move again?

August 1st, 2017

Bargain first growths

April 27th, 2016

Fine wine in focus: 2006 Bordeaux

February 23rd, 2016

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