Category Archives: Wine Investment

Is 2014 Bordeaux a watershed year for en primeur ?

There is greater pressure than usual on the Bordeaux chateaux this year in what could be a pivotal moment for the en primeur system when the 2014 vintage is tasted. The past 3 campaigns have been less than successful and with a sizeable secondary market for back vintages the chateaux need to get their pricing […]

Latour release vintage at market-pleasing price

Bordeaux specialist wine merchants were very pleased recently that Chateau Latour has finally taken notice of their pleas to start releasing their back vintages at sensible prices so that they will actually be attractive to consumers and sell. The trade is hoping that this is a portent for the future with the 2014 En Primeur […]

Between a rock and a hard place, Bordeaux & 2014 En Primeur

En Primeur is upon us; as soon as the days begin to lengthen and warm, the wine trade starts looking forward to (or complaining about) En Primeur.  Depending on who you ask its either a ‘bacchanallian feast for the senses’, and a tantalising glimpse of the most recent harvest, OR an onerous week of listening […]

Parker advises long-term approach to fine wine investment

During his recent stay in London Robert Parker, still the world’s pre-eminent wine critic, was interviewed by Victoria Moore of the Daily Telegraph. In a wide-ranging interview he looked back on his career, gave a small glimpse in to his private life and speculated on the future of the fine wine market. With regard to […]

Vin-X attend first official tasting of 2004 Dom Perignon rose

Martin Pruszynski, our esteemed buyer, was one of the fortunate few who had the chance yesterday to taste the newest vintage of Dom Perignon rose at the offices of LVMH, the parent company. If you are a fan of rose champagne then you should look no further than Dom Perignon who consistently deliver wonderfully delicate […]

Ex-Mouton and Yquem Manager opens Vin-X Bordeaux Office

We are delighted to announce the opening of our new office in Bordeaux and the appointment of Bordeaux-based Director, Renaud Ruer. Vin-X is the only wine investment company to have an office in this key region. With Renaud’s appointment we are now perfectly positioned to provide our clients with the most up-to-date information on the […]

Parker’s Wine Advocate presents world-class tasting in London

The Saatchi Gallery in Chelsea was host to some of the world’s most exceptional wines on Saturday 28th February in an incredible tasting put on by Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate. The Matter of Taste event contained over 660 wines available for tasting (all of which had been awarded 90 points or above) while extra-special masterclass […]

The King is dead, long live the King !

Is this the end of an era or the start of a new one ? At a news conference in London earlier this week the world's pre-eminent wine critic, Robert Parker, effectively continued to present his baton to Neal Martin by announcing that he would no longer be assessing Bordeaux vintages at the annual en […]

Liv-ex Bordeaux 500 starting to move upwards again

In the words of Ian Dury "Reasons to be cheerful,one,two,three" as the top 20 performers in the Liv-ex Bordeaux 500 have all increased in value by at least 15% since July 2014 and that is not a market that's unsure of itself. Some people might consider that a bull market but previous January and Chinese […]

Super Tuscan apes Mouton with artistic labels

Super Tuscan Ornellaia has reported a growing appetite for fine wine as it unveiled its latest artistic collaboration. The artist John Armleder has created individually signed labels along the theme of "The Enchantment" for their large format bottles. 9 of the bottles will be auctioned for charity to add to the 1 million euros that […]