Figures released by the Office of National Statistics on the morning of the 12th August 2020 make it official – the UK is in recession for the first time in 11 years. The 20.4% contraction in the UK economy between April and June sees a second quarter of negative growth, the technical definition of a […]
On 6th August 2020, Penfolds saw to add another chapter to their 66-yearlong lineage of fine wines with the release of the much anticipated Penfolds Grange 2016.
Investing in fine wine can be both enjoyable and very rewarding, providing the opportunity to explore, understand and own some of the finest luxury products in the world.
Christie’s announced that the sale of the renowned collector, Benjamin Ichinose’s wine raised a record US$2.3million, making this the most valuable digital sale since the launch of its online auctions.
In times of economic uncertainty investors traditionally turn to safe havens with Gold the classic ‘go-to’, but it is important to note that Gold’s 14% 1H 2020 growth is matched by the top performing fine wines.
The April 2020 economic data published this morning by the ONS, stating an unprecedented 20% contraction in the UK economy, slams home the impact of Covid-19 on our nation’s financial health. The full impact in terms of jobs and investments is yet to be realised and investors are looking at opportunities to bolster value and […]
If ever there was a time to invest in a safe haven, tangible investment it’s summer 2020! Bordeaux may well have identified this as a moment to add to the appeal with the top Chateaux issuing their 2019 vintage at discounts around 30% to 2018. This year’s release from Bordeaux may have started in a […]
The Bordeaux 2019 vintage En Primeurs campaign has started without the usual foreplay in April when all the Chateaux normally open their doors for the world’s top wine critics, merchants and press to sample the latest vintage. Covid-19 threw the 2019 vintage campaign off-track and forced a new approach to a vintage launch. Tastings have […]
The release of Chateau Latour 2012 direct from the esteemed First Growth’s cellar is a historic moment – the first opportunity for anyone to acquire Latour 2012, and the first new release in 8 years. To top this the Chateau has priced its 2012 vintage fairly offering growth potential for investors. Top tip – get […]
It’s National Wine Day and as a nation of wine lovers it seems churlish not to raise a glass on a sunny Bank Holiday Monday to celebrate. In fact, to make it even more special we are offering the chance to win a magnum (1.5l) of the ‘original Prestige Rosé super star’– Chateau D’Esclans’ Whispering […]