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Asian collectors fuel wine buying spree

Wine collectors, particularly from Hong Kong, bought more than $200 million worth of fine wines at auction in the first half of 2011, nearly doubling the amount for the same period last year. Full Reuters article here

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FT How to spend it – The new red army

Over the past decade, there has been no shortage of scintillating, single-owner fine wine auctions in New York, London and Hong Kong Click here to read full article

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Wealth Indices 2011

Is the Wine Investment market broadening at last? Click to read

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Tastes of the newly wealthy

Chinese spending habits bode well for future of Fine Wine market. Click here to read  

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The liquid asset that outperforms — wine

Wine has more than tripled from a 100 base in 2006 to over 300 while equities are around 125 and commodities have actually fallen on a total return basis. Wine not only managed to weather the recession and stock market … Continue reading

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Fine Wine sets a gold standard

Fine wine prices put in a dramatic increase in 2010 – with the benchmark Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 up more than 40% in just 12 months. These rapidly-rising prices have stoked fears that the top end of the market is … Continue reading

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2011 China Investment Guide: What Will Be The Next Lafite?

An investment in wine has been one of the best places to put your money of late. The Liv-ex Fine Wine Investables Index has gained 42% in the past year, and purchases by Chinese buyers helped that advance. Click to … Continue reading

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Andrew Lloyd Webber’s wine auction fetches £3.5m

He’s made his fortune through musicals such as Cats and Phantom of the Opera. And now Andrew Lloyd Webber has added an extra £3.5 million to his bank balance with the sale of some choice bottles from his vast wine … Continue reading

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Fine wine proves a canny investment in 2010

Fine wine proved a canny investment for 2010 — outperforming other assets by providing investors with a 32% return. Continue reading

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Chateau Lafite, thanks to a lucky 8, takes off in China

Lafite is the rock-star of fine wine in China, the fastest growing wine market, and the 2008 packaging affirms China?s status. Click to read full article

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