The blue-chip Bordeaux First Growths trend performance in August rose 2.7% (Liv-ex Fine Wine 50), stretching past the S&P500’s 2.5% growth in the month. With the FTSE 100 trailing at 1.5% rise and gold declining 0.5% in the same period, fine wine is showing its value to investors as an alternative asset.
“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.
Well, we all want to win in Italy, don’t we? And not just the football! Whilst it may be hard for many of us to think about anything but England’s winning performance and the focus on Rome this coming weekend, market data from Liv-ex also steers us to look at wine investment in the region and the top performers