Investors ought to know about a new ‘recreation’ by Liv-ex of the 1855 classification in Bordeaux. That was, of course, restricted to Medoc wines only but Lix-ex have enterprisingly added leading wines from other parts of Bordeaux and France, as well as five other countries. How have they done it? By price – just as […]
The Vin-X team enjoyed a fantastic weekend at Chateau Impney where we were proud to sponsor the third Hill Climb on the 8-9 July 2017. Guy Spollon and his son, Rod, are avid classic car enthusiasts and the architects behind one of the most important UK events in the automobile lover’s calendar. A Goodwood ‘in […]
The Telegraph ran an article in its Money and Investment supplement on the 3rd July on fine wine investment with the focus on performance, leading with the fact that fine wine values have risen by 20% over the last year. Written by James Connington, the article recognizes that the market has matured and that there […]
Lloyds Bank has published research on the housing market and it’s not all plain sailing! House sales dropped 7% in England and Wales last year and are still down 30% on levels a decade ago. Not surprisingly Greater London has seen the sharpest decline in the period 2015 to 2016 with 18% fall in sales, […]
Here’s some news to cheer the wine investor. A posse of new world auction records were set at the end of last week at Christie’s in New York to underline the continuing strength of fine wine investment. Some mature Burgundies and a pair of ancient Madeiras were many of the record-setting wines in question. And […]
Knight Frank have just published a report which puts the magnifying glass on their Knight Frank Luxury Investment Index, and in particular at the top performers. In the 12 months, ending 31st March 2017, fine wine heads the table and has won a dramatic take-over of previous luxury assets top- performer, classic cars. The value […]
Twelve months on from the UK Referendum vote and we are back at the centre of another political maelstrom. The Brexit affect has of course been sat firmly on the dashboard since June 2016, whether driving a political agenda, a business plan or a household budget. But who would have thought even a month ago […]
There has been speculation about the recent frosts in Bordeaux and their likely impact on En Primeur 2016, a delayed campaign, perhaps with a smaller volume of stocks being released at higher prices. Our prediction has come to pass, the release yesterday of Montrose 2016 is the perfect example of the strangeness of the 2016 […]
The Wine Investment Association (WIA) is cooperating with the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau to provide better protection for wine investors and increase consumer confidence in the industry.
For anyone looking for an investment opportunity, wine investing is now consistently outperforming more traditional investments such as stocks and shares or gold.