Category Archives: Press & Media

Liquid Assets – Wine Tops Luxury Investments

“We delve into the results of Knight Frank’s most glamorous index to find classic cars back down on the grid, as fine wine moves up through the gears.” http://www.knightfrank.co.uk/blog/2017/03/01/liquid-assets-wine-tops-luxury-investments


En Primeur: Great Quality, But Don’t Hold Your Breath On Price

  Vin-X Bordeaux Director, Renaud Ruer, was interviewed by Harpers Magazine during the En Primeurs 2014 campaign. Renaud explains the dichotomy the Bordeaux fraternity now faces with owners looking to price the vintage for quality but the market calling for a price cut to re-engage buyers. For full details click on full article below: http://www.harpers.co.uk/news/en-primeur-great-quality-but-dont-hold-your-breath-on-price/516531.article?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=5538634_(AM)+newsletter+2+April+2015&dm_i=1S8V,3APMY,B2BE6E,BSV2L,1


En Primeur Risks “Exodus” Unless It Rebalances, Vin-x Boss Warns

  A fine wine investment expert has warned that the en primeur system risks seeing an exodus of châteaux from the system and negociants going to the wall, unless it gets its pricing “right”. http://www.harpers.co.uk/news/en-primeur-risks-exodus-unless-it-rebalances-vin-x-boss-warns/515453.article


What Impact A Weaker Euro Will Have On The Fine Wine Investment Market?

  Markets are adjusting to the commencement of a large programme of quantitive easing from the European Central Bank announced on January 22 January, and assimilating the impact of a sweeping left wing victory in Greek elections and the potential for the long discussed “Grexit” from the euro. http://www.harpers.co.uk/opinion/peter-shakeshaft-what-impact-a-weaker-euro-will-have-on-the-fine-wine-investment-market/512965.article


What’s Safer – Own Or Managed Fine Wine Account?

  In the Huffington Post this month, Peter Shakeshaft gives his view on fine wine storage. He explains the advantages of each, with reference to the recent spate of liquidations within the fine wine investment industry. Additionally, the article covers the WIA’s role in ensuring wine is stored correctly. http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/peter-shakeshaft/whats-safer-own-or-manage_b_6315098.html


The Beauty Of Fine Wine In Your Glass And Bank Account

  Peter Shakeshaft writes an article in the Huffington Post analysing recent statements by Liv-Ex Director, James Miles. He also reflects on what this means for wine investment now, and in the long term. http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/peter-shakeshaft/the-beauty-of-fine-wine-i_b_6193060.html


Forget Shares: The Money Is In Fine Wine

Everybody should have a case of fine wine in their investment portfolio.  It’s now recognised as a brilliant asset to have because it offers good medium to long-term gains.  Financial products such as ISA’s, shares and bonds deliver modest returns at best.  If you want to make profit, you should look at investing in fine […]