When it comes to investment, it seems business and pleasure need not be oil and water to one another. Forbes has examined the idea of ‘hobby investing’ where certain assets may have been bought primarily for personal interest but have become rewarding additions to investors’ portfolios. Fine wine is singled out as especially attractive given its low correlation to the equities market, meaning it can provide welcome portfolio diversification: spreading risk between different areas to minimise potential losses and increase potential returns. Forbes confirm what we at Vin-X have known all along – the strong performance of fine wine pushes it beyond a recreational pastime and into being a lucrative investment in its own right.
See here for the full article http://www.forbes.com/sites/carlodonnell/2014/08/01/could-the-wine-in-your-cellar-be-your-familys-best-investment/