Tag Archives: En Primeur

What is La Place de Bordeaux and how does it influence fine wine investments?

“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.


Tax and Fine Wine in 2021 – what investors and collectors should know

The Tax treatment of fine wine is a key attraction for investors and collectors. Our latest Market Report is prepared by independent Tax Specialist, Peter Owen and provides insight to the key considerations when including fine wine in your Tax planning. Find out more about CGT and other Tax implications for your wine


Fine Wine Market fizzes into Summer 2021 with 12 months of consecutive gains.

The fine wine market is in sparkling form! Liv-ex has just reported that May 2021 saw further increases on the exchange with its key benchmark, the Liv-ex 100, recording its twelfth month of consecutive growth. Up 13.2% since June 2020, find out which wines are delivering strong returns to investors now…


The Merchant’s Critic of Choice – Neal Martin rates Bordeaux 2020 an excellent vintage

Voted by Liv-ex merchant members as the most trusted quality guide on Bordeaux En Primeurs, Neal Martin has published his critical scores on the latest Bordeaux offering, providing a key quality guide on the 2020 vintage for fine wine investors. His view: “2020 is an excellent vintage” and “the truth is that generally 2020 does form the third in a trilogy of great vintages after 2018 and 2019”. Read more about his top wines of the vintage…


Petrus and Picasso Treasure Assets delivering ‘Out of This World’ Returns!

Fine wine and Art ‘Treasure Assets’ are making headlines again in May 2021. The recent private sale of a single bottle of Petrus with a price tag of US$1million and auction of a Picasso for US$103.4million (more than £73M including fees) yesterday illustrates the extraordinary values extremely rare luxury investments can achieve.


Find out which are the top performing wine regions in 2021

Performance data at the end of April 2021 shows further increases on the record levels the Liv-ex 1000 reached in March 2021. The exchange’s broadest measure is up an additional 1.34% in the fourth month of 2021, taking it to nearly 10% growth over the last year. But which are the strongest performing regions? …