Category Archives: Wine Investment

Financial Times 16th December reports: Fine wine outperforms UK blue-chip shares and gold in 2017.

The Financial Times ran a feature on Saturday 16th December with an attention -grabbing title “Corking Year for Investors in Fine Wine”. The article commenced with the statement that: “Fine wine investors will be raising their glasses as their returns for the year are set to outperform UK blue-chip shares and gold.” The article compared […]

Latest sale sees a cumulative $23M fine wine haul by Sotheby’s NY in 2017

Sotheby’s launched its ‘Life of Luxury’ series, last weekend with an auction of top Burgundy and Bordeaux wines, raising $2.6million, bringing their total sum raised in fine wine sales in 2017 to $23million. Connor Kriegel, Head of Auction Sales for Sotheby’s Wine New York commented: “We were thrilled to kick off Sotheby’s A Life of Luxury and […]

Rare luxury assets delivering record-breaking returns

Christie’s auction of Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi this week achieved a record sale price of USD$400million, making headline news worldwide Anne Wetheridge of London Fine Art Studios explained, that the extraordinary value was due to Leonardo da Vinci ‘s status as one of the greatest artists of all time and the rarity of the […]

Institute of Masters of Wine auction to expand their global reach

A treasure-trove of a live online auction with Bonhams ought to attract serious attention from investors and connoisseurs alike. And it’s not just some great wines that are on offer. Fancy dinner with Jancis Robinson in London, or a visit to her American opposite number, Debra Meiburg MW’s cellar in Hong Kong? Or a night […]