Category Archives: Wine Investment

Vin-X sponsors Alternative Assets Planner 2017 at FT Money Management Financial Planner Awards event

Vin-X sponsored the Alternative Assets Planner category of this year’s FT Money Management’s Financial Planners Awards and attended the awards dinner, held at The Avenue in St James on the 19th. Martin Pruszynski – Vin-X, Chris Wordsworth – Hargreaves Lansdown (Alternative Assets Category winner), Nicola Ellis – Wellington Wealth and Peter Shakeshaft – Vin-X Candidates […]

2015 UGC Tastings reveal predictions for 2017 vintage

Olivier Bernard, the President of the Union de Grands Crus de Bordeaux, has revealed that the severe spring frosts in France this year will reduce yield in the region by as much as 40% from the bumper 2016 crop. The late April frosts hit Bordeaux and other parts of France particularly hard, although much of […]

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Information is key to investors, no matter what sector you are investing in and one of our top priorities is collating and providing market data essential for optimising the performance of our clients’ wine investment portfolios. The asset performance of fine wine is nothing new, the communication of it is. Historically, you previously had to […]

Fatal wild fires hit Napa wine community hard

The awful scenes of fire devastation in California’s prime wine-making areas of Napa and Sonoma have featured in trade and mainstream press over the past couple of days. The full impact of the devastation, wreaked by fires fuelled with strong winds, is not yet known, but at least 17 people have been killed so far. […]

Luxury investment tracker poles fine wine as top performer

The latest publication of one of the key guides on the performance of luxury assets in September shows wine up 25% to the end of Q2 2017, out-classing the the Knight Frank Luxury Investments Index (KFLII) average, which saw 5% growth across all assets under review.  The KFLII is the only published benchmark which tracks […]

Fine Wine Brand Performance in 2017

Liv-ex has recently issued details on the price performance of fine wine brands year to date based on the trade of the component wines of the Bordeaux 500 index which measures the chateaux’s last ten physical vintages (2005 to 2014 inclusive) with the following results: TOP 10 BEST PERFORMING BORDEAUX WINES 2017 YTD: Gruaud Larose […]

Hints of things to come: 2017

Mid-August and we hear that Super Tuscan, Ornellaia, has commenced harvest of its 2017 crop. Granted, it is their Sauvignon Blanc and Viognier grapes, but the recent European heat wave has moved things along. Ornellaia’s Director and wine-maker, Axel Heinz, reports on 2017, stating that they are currently enjoying “optimal day-night temperature differentials, and we […]