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From gin and wine collaborations and tense trade relations, to new Bordeaux grape varieties and the first Saint-Émilion Chardonnay, find out what has been going on in the world of wine.
Chancellor’s Sunak’s review and spending plans for 2021 set out in the House of Commons yesterday made for a pretty sobering reality check, but are fine wine investors well positioned to hedge recession and market volatility ahead?
Champagne has continued to fizz during 2020, despite the global pandemic, with the region’s share of trade on Liv-ex set to be the largest on record and individual wines delivering double digit returns to investors.
Fine wine is withstanding unparalleled challenges in 2020 and despite this market confidence has grown as trade maintains robust growth whilst global economies have shrunk and financial markets become increasingly volatile. We look at the factors driving growing market confidence and strong performance trends
“It’s been a tough year for all of us and it doesn’t seem to be getting any better. But a glass of terrific quality wine certainly helps us through…” James Suckling, one of the world’s most influential wine critics, has released his annual ranking of Top 100 Wines of the Year.
Liv-ex reported the highest levels of trade by value in a single month on the exchange since July 2011, in October 2020, and the trend continues to rise in November. In the week to Friday 13th, the fine wine exchange recorded its all-time highest exposure offering great opportunities for fine wine investors
When you compare the performance of staple equity and fine wine investments such as Rolls Royce and Screaming Eagle the results speak for themselves and illustrate why every investor should be considering diversifying their portfolio with fine wine.
From wine market trade tensions between Australia and China and export-approved Rosé Prosecco, to eco-friendly packaging from Perrier-Jouët and ‘A Festival of Wine’ in Hong Kong, read about the latest happenings of the wine market.
Fine wine continues to deliver impressive growth during this tumultuous period and as the US ballots reach their final hours, Liv-ex announces Napa’s investment wines led the exchange to the second largest trade month in the last decade.
This week has seen more significant falls in global financial markets as Covid cases surge across continents and the UK recorded equivalent ‘Death numbers’ to May 2020 on the 27th October.
It’s not new news that fine wine has a demonstrable track record of delivering long-term stable growth and protecting capital during periods of economic stress and recession. 2020 has illustrated this asset performance with absolute clarity during a global pandemic.
2020 so far has illustrated perfectly fine wine’s fundamental asset performance as uncorrelated to volatile financial markets, delivering stable growth during global economic distress as the world learns to deal with a pandemic. As a tangible, low-risk investment.
Key investment wines have delivered double-digit growth in just one month throughout 2020 showing that some investors are achieving dynamic growth over a very short period.
California’s iconic fine wines are ‘on-trend’ for investors and in a recent blog we commented on the USA fine wine market having shown outstanding growth within the last year, more than doubling its share of trade value on Liv-ex compared to 2019.
In a year where one would naturally think there hasn’t been much to pop a cork about the Champagne market is fizzing, as a result the Liv-ex Champagne 50 is the top performing regional index seeing a 5% growth trend YTD at the end of September 2020.