“La Place de Bordeaux” sounds like a coffee-table strewn square in the capital of Aquitaine, but is in fact the highly efficient, global distribution hub for the majority of the top investment wines in the world. We look at how it is shaping the fine wine market in 2021.
The Bordeaux 2020 vintage en primeur tastings are just a month away – it’s time to be considering whether you will be adding the region’s new arrivals to your collection. The 2019 vintage was released to the market at discounts around 30% for some of the top wines, creating the most exciting en primeur campaign for investors in the last decade. Will 2020 offer similar opportunities?
We review the markets at the end of the year and Fine Wine has stood out as one of the very few assets that has maintained strong growth during 2020. Investors should consider this performance when planning for 2021 …
The April 2020 economic data published this morning by the ONS, stating an unprecedented 20% contraction in the UK economy, slams home the impact of Covid-19 on our nation’s financial health. The full impact in terms of jobs and investments is yet to be realised and investors are looking at opportunities to bolster value and […]
If ever there was a time to invest in a safe haven, tangible investment it’s summer 2020! Bordeaux may well have identified this as a moment to add to the appeal with the top Chateaux issuing their 2019 vintage at discounts around 30% to 2018. This year’s release from Bordeaux may have started in a […]
The Bordeaux 2019 vintage En Primeurs campaign has started without the usual foreplay in April when all the Chateaux normally open their doors for the world’s top wine critics, merchants and press to sample the latest vintage. Covid-19 threw the 2019 vintage campaign off-track and forced a new approach to a vintage launch. Tastings have […]