Category Archives: Wine News

Verum’s Taylor Says Wine Good Long Term Investment (Audio)

Macauley “Mac” Taylor, principal at Verum Capital Group, says wine is a safe investment and that fine wine prices will continue to outperform other assets. Continue reading

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Rise in Liv-Ex Indices Suggests Revived Interest in Wine Investment

London-based Liv-ex fine wine exchange reported on March 1that its Liv-ex fine wine 100 index, the industry’s leading benchmark, has added 3.1 percent in February – read more

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Latour quits En Primeur – but to what gain?

In a letter to negociants on 12th April, Frederic Engerer, who runs Latour on behalf of its owner Francois Pinault, explained that 2011 would be the last vintage that both Les Forts de Latour and the grand vin would be … Continue reading

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Liv-ex interview with Robert Parker part two looking back and moving forward

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Liv-ex interview with Robert Parker, part one: Bordeaux 2009

I really try to never think about that. I am gratified that people give credibility to what I write; a lot of hard work and passion goes into it. I don’t have any hidden agendas and I try and be … Continue reading

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20-year SWAG analysis: Fine wine best in class

Last month, former Moore Capital Management economist Joe Roseman called for investors to add some “SWAG” to their portfolios (silver, wine, art and gold). Read Analysis

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Lafite Leads $347 Million Hong Kong Sale Amid Stock Swings

Jamie Ritchie, the head of Sotheby’s Asian wine sales, said he is keeping his fingers crossed that the auction house will achieve another sell-out auction in Hong Kong, where it hasn’t had an unsold bottle in its last 15 sales. … Continue reading

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Bottle bank: world’s most expensive white wine sold for £75,000

A 200-year-old bottle of Château d’Yquem has broken the record for the most expensive bottle of white wine ever sold, after a collector bought it for £75,000 at the Ritz in London. Read Full Article Here

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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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Bordeaux 2010 – Much Ado About Nothing?

Confounding rumours that he might not make it this year owing to ill health, the infamous Robert Parker was most definitely involved in the 2010 tastings and as usual, the chateaux remained stubbornly silent on release prices until he had … Continue reading

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