Category Archives: Wine Investment

US Tariff Truce and the latest fine wine market news

Trump’s US Tariff Truce The fine wine trade breathed a collective sigh of relief with the news this week that Presidents Macron and Trump have agreed to defer any decision about further tariffs on the import of European wines into the US. France’s Macron has announced that the two countries would “work together on a […]

What are the top 10 Wines For Investment in 2020?

Which investment wines are tipped for growth in 2020? Whether you are looking to invest in fine wine for the first time or to strengthen your portfolio, you will want to know what are the best wines for investment in 2020? As with any asset, the aim is to select those investment wines which offer […]

Arts & Collections magazine interviews Vin-X Founder on fine wine investment

Arts & Collections magazine has a specialist focus on luxury collectables, offering a broad coverage of international cultural events including the latest exhibitions and auctions offering access to the world’s most highly sought after luxury assets and alternative investments, such as property. The magazine runs features on ancient to modern, rare and luxury assets, from […]

On the grapevine: fine wine market latest news

Liv-ex’s latest market data includes top performing wines and influencing factors for 2020 US considering 100% tariffs on all EU wines – decision imminent Australia’s bush fires claim over 1% of vineyards so far Janvier Sec? – Non merci! – France’s lack lustre appetite for January abstinence Bonhams publish first fine wine auction numbers for […]

Find out which of the world’s most powerful fine wine brands you should own in 2020

Which are the most powerful fine wine brands in the world right now and which wines should we be investing in this year? Liv-ex’s Power 100 2019 Report, just published in association with The Drinks Business, ranks the top wines and points to potential opportunities for growth in 2020 – see our thoughts for 2020 […]

Liv-ex’s top ten performing wines of 2019 have delivered up to 75% growth

Liv-ex’s top ten performing wines have delivered returns any investor would be delighted with in 2019, despite the general market trend being suppressed by Brexit and US tariffs. Piedmont burst onto the scene and a Giacomo Conterno Barolo was the leading price riser with a 75% uplift across the year. The top ten ranked wines […]

Luxury Brands in the Pink!

Two of the most significant luxury brands groups have recently announced acquisitions of Provencal Rosé producers. LVMH has just acquired a 55 per cent stake in Chateau d’Esclans and last month the Wertheimer brothers, owners of Chanel, announced their acquisition of Domaine de L’Ilie, a Provenacale Rosé produced on the Island of Porqueroles. Chanel’s acquisition […]

How are Trump’s Wine Tariffs affecting the fine wine trade?

In October 2019, the WTO ruled in favour of Donald Trump’s imposition of new tariffs on EU wines being imported into the US. At the time this was met with dismay, some anger and confusion in the industry, as the US is an important market for European fine wines. A Rabobank report has claimed that […]

Michelin completes 100% acquisition of Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate

The two leading guides to gastronomy and oenology became fully merged this month, with Michelin announcing the completion of its 100 per cent ownership of Robert Parker’s leading wine publication, The Wine Advocate. In 2017 we commented on Michelin’s acquisition of a ‘strategic’ 40 per cent stake in the platform established by the world’s most […]

Chateau Mouton Rothschild unveils its provocative 2017 label

Chateau Mouton Rothschild has revealed its 2017 label created by French artist Annette Messeger, raising a few “ooh la-las!” Born in 1943, Messeger is renowned for her creativity and famous for expressing her feminist views in her work. The piece created for the Mouton 2017 label is entitled ‘Hallelujah’ and the latest in a long […]