November Fine Wine Price Update

November Fine Wine Price Update Data on the fine wine market according to the London Vintners exchange AND our monthly valuations showed another increase in the fine wine market in November versus Octobers prices. This month showed exceptional gains, with performance in many first growth Bordeaux Vintages. Bordeaux maintains the lions share of the market…

Bordeaux 2016 reds: Dry skies mean waiting game

Bordeaux 2016 reds: Dry skies mean waiting game Bordeaux’s ‘driest summer since 1893’ means concerns about water stress but producers are feeling good compared to their cousins in Burgundy as the 2016 red harvest gets underway. The harvest for Bordeaux 2016 reds is now fully underway with Merlot grapes arriving in cellars across the region.…

Whole bunch winemaking shakes up Bordeaux

Whole bunch winemaking shakes up Bordeaux You might remember that not so long ago, Chateaux Angélus and Pape Clement were putting on demonstrations for groups of journalists of de-stemming grapes by hand. Lines of women in gleaming white gloves with violet-stained fingertips stood around tables in quiet corners of the vineyards, heads bent with frowns…

Behind the numbers: First Growth movers

Behind the numbers: First Growth movers The Liv-ex Fine Wine 50 Index – tracking the price movements of the ten most recently physical vintages of the Bordeaux First Growths – is currently up 19.3% year to date after seeing some of the strongest upward movements in its history. It has outpaced stocks over this period:…