Author Archives: Peter Shakeshaft

An introduction to California’s OPUS ONE

“Wine is born, then it lives. But it never dies, in man it lives on”, Baron Philippe de Rothschild. California’s famous Opus One is the product of the shared vision of two of the most influential winemakers of all time, Chateau Mouton Rothschild’s Baron Philippe de Rothschild and Napa Valley’s Robert Mondavi. Sadly no longer […]


Harlan Estate – the Californian First Growth

With California a key focus of the wine market currently in terms of performance and Liv-ex’s recent launch of the California 50 benchmark, we will take a closer look at the top five wines of the region in our next series of blogs and start with Harlan Estate. “After various tastings of Harlan wines and […]


Essential information for wine investors: FREE Vin-X Fine Wine Market Report

Our latest  Vin-X Fine Wine Market Report is now available for you to download FREE and looks at the key market indicators, current trends and events that have influenced price performance this summer. Vin-X analysts compile this specialist monthly report to provide fine wine investors with a convenient review of data and information to help explain the […]