Category Archives: Wine Investment

Can Sterling remain the dominant currency in the fine wine trade post Brexit?

In the 12 months to the 30th of June 2016 Bordeaux exported approximately €1.7billion of the region’s wines. This figure was slightly reduced from the previous year’s €1.8billion and the market distribution changed as can be seen in the table below: Bordeaux wine exports:   HK China USA UK 2014 – 2015 €251million €236million €196million […]


Square Mile interview Vin-X founder for top ten wine investments now

Square Mile Magazine, has featured an article on fine wine investment with Peter Shakeshaft which includes a list of ten Bordeaux wines which our analysts believe offer strong potential for growth for anyone considering starting, or strengthening, a fine wine portfolio now. With the market enjoying extraordinary growth of more than 20 per cent in […]


Christie’s final wine auction of year sees continued trend of estimate-busting sales results

The final sale of fine wine for the year by Christie’s in London maintained the trend begun this Autumn of prices comfortably exceeding their estimates. A whopping £1.174 million was raised by the auction house on December 8th, with nearly all of the 250 or so lots surpassing their lower estimate and a convincing majority […]


Expect the Unexpected

Expect the unexpected is probably the only conclusion we can reach after Donald Trump’s victory in the US presidential election. This most unpredictable of years is likely to be followed by another, at least as far as financial markets are concerned. Volatility, already nurtured by Brexit, is the one thing we can be reasonably confident […]