Category Archives: Press & Media

Special Report: Buyers And Cellars

Everybody should have a case of fine wine in their investment portfolio! The appeal of an investment track record delivering average annual compound returns of more than 12% p.a has attracted mant investors to fine wine.  A stable, non-volatile asset whose performance does not correlate directly with the movements of financial markets. Read Special Report: […]

The Growth Of Fine Wine Investment

Over the last five years, investment in fine wine has enjoyed enormous growth as more and more people recognise its potential ad a genuine alternative asset class.  While investors are increasingly diversifying from traditional, and recently volatile, investment classes, the global fine wine investment market is now valued at US$4 billion.

Austin Healey Joins The Vin-x Team

Austin Healey has joined the Vin-X team, having been a client since 2012. A rugby union professional, Austin was a core member of the Leicester Tigers team and recorded 51 caps for England, as well as 2 for the British and Irish Lions. Following retirement from Leicester Tigers at the end of the 2005/6 season, […]

Making Money – An Interview With Peter Shakeshaft

In this recent interview titled ‘Have faith in yourself’ published in October’s edition of ‘Making Money’ magazine, Peter Shakeshaft, CEO of Vin-X Wine Investment, offers interesting insights into his business life and business philospohy including The secret of his success and the most important lesson learned in his career. Read the full ‘Making Money’ article.

Interview With Vin-x Ceo, Peter Shakeshaft – IB Times

Oct. 01 2013 IB Times UK (by Lianna Brinded), Interview with Vin-X chairman, Peter Shakeshaft. Fine wine investment has not only moved away from being a fringe market buy, it is now being viewd as a currency hedge in times of turmoil.  Full article

Bloomberg – “Fine Wine Investing”

Aug. 15 2013 (Bloomberg) – Peter Shakeshaft, chief executive office of Vin-X Ltd., talks about investing in fine wine. He speaks with Anna Edwards and Mark Barton on Bloomberg Television’s “Countdown.” (Source: Bloomberg)

UCIS Legislation Misses The Point

  The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) recently announced new laws regarding the promotion of Unregulated Collective Investment Schemes (UCIS) in a bid, they say, to protect inexperienced investors from what they believe to be a risky financial product. However, in my view, while much of the rationale behind the decision is sound, the outcome is […]