Press & Media

Press coverage of fine wine investment now regularly features in mainstream newspapers such as the Telegraph and Financial Times, in wine trade magazines including Drinks Business, Decanter, and Harpers and in financial publications including Shares Magazine and Investors Chronicle. Members of our team have been interviewed by international and UK media to explain the dynamics of the fine wine market and the treatment of fine wine as an alternative asset for investment purposes.

Media interviews on Bloomberg, CNBC, Fox News and others along with footage of England International Rugby star, Austen Healey, discussing his interest in fine wine, can be seen below.


Wine Investment Firms Form Self-regulating Body

 

A new self-regulatory body for wine investment companies has been launched to protect consumers following a series of high-profile fraud cases in the UK.

Click here to read the FT wine investment article

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WIA Launches Wine Fraud Initiative

 

 

The Wine Investment Association has teamed up with the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau to provide better protection for the wine industry and increase consumer confidence.

Members of our team have been interviewed by international and UK media to explain the dynamics of the fine wine market and the treatment of fine wine as an alternative asset for investment purposes.

See the video clips below of interviews on Bloomberg, CNBC, Fox News and others along with footage of England International Rugby star, Austen Healey, discussing his interest in fine wine.

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Vin-X And Birmingham City FC Partnership

 

We are delighted to announce that Vin-X has entered into a new partnership with Birmingham City Football Club. The Blues, formed in 1875, have a long tradition of quality and excellence, characteristics which match those of the Vin-X ethos with regard to fine wine portfolio management. Vin-X will be working closely with the club to provide fine wine investment advice to players, staff, corporate clients and supporters. Jeremy Peacock, Vin-X’s Broking Manager and Business Development Director, Neil Abbott recently ran through the opportunities offered by this great asset class with first team players at City’s training ground. Vin-X looks forward to cheering the Blues on for a strong finish to the current season.

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Uncork The Potential Of Wine Investment In 2013

 

As we start the new year, many people will begin to take stock of their investments and personal finances. The average investor is probably going to question the performance of their investments in 2012 and to look for where improvements may be made in 2013… Click here to read the article in full.

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The Wine Investment Association: A Landmark For The Industry

 

Today the Wine Investment Association was launched at Mazars, with the publication of its draft Code of Practice to both trade members and press and the commencement of a consultation period to ensure future members and the community can contribute and help shape standards and procedures to provide investors in fine wine with much greater security.

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/peter-shakeshaft/wine-investment-association_b_2211931.html

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Talk Radio Europe Interview

The importance of wine provenance and how to avoid wine investment fraud
An interview with Peter Shakeshaft – Founder of Vin-X

The audio above contains a Talk Radio Europe interview with Vin-X Founder Peter Shakeshaft (10:30am GMT 18th April 2012)

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Police To Back Fine Wine Trading Code Of Practice

The Police are backing plans to introduce a code of practice for fine wine traders in a bid to crack down on fraud.

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Parker Scores Bring More Good News For Wine Investors

 

Wine enthusiasts and investors alike were waiting with bated breath last week for the release of the Parker scores – possibly the single biggest influencing factor in determining a specific vintage’s investment appeal… Click here to read the full article

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New Body To Protect Fine Wine Investors Launches

The Wine Investment Association was officially launched today promising to set up regulations and processes that protect wine investments of private individuals.

Click here to read the Harpers WIA article

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Harpers: Fine Wine Will See Return Of Consumer Confidence

Harpers edition 1st February 2013, article “Fine wine will see return to consumer confidence” where Peter Shakeshaft, the Vin-X founder and CEO, comments on the continued optimism in the fine wine market.

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