Bordeaux opens its doors to tourists

Bordeaux opens its doors to tourists Read more at https://www.meininger.de/en/wine-business-international/bordeaux-opens-its-doors-tourists When he was 20 years old back in 1999, Basile Tesseron of Château Lafon-Rochet, a classified growth in Saint-Estèphe, decided to leave: “Bordeaux was boring, conservative and unfashionable,” he said. Instead of taking over from his father, Michel Tesseron, he travelled across the US and…

Bid:offer ratio rises above 100%

Bid:offer ratio rises above 100% Read more at http://www.blog.liv-ex.com/2016/01/bidoffer-ratio-rises-above-100.html?mc_cid=28580daec7&mc_eid=33da76f629 The Liv-ex bid:offer ratio has risen above the 100% level this week for the first time since July 2010 with the Liv-ex Fine Wine 50 index also rising 1.33% to 268.41 since the beginning of the year. Over the last week, the value of bids on…

Second wines – back in focus?

Second wines – back in focus? Read more at http://www.blog.liv-ex.com/2016/01/second-wines-back-in-focus.html?mc_cid=28580daec7&mc_eid=33da76f629; During the bull market that drove the fine wine market to its peak in June 2011, the second wines of the Bordeaux First Growths saw exponential price rises. This was largely due to brand-driven Asian buying: “Little Lafite” and its peers were seen as extensions…

Stability returns but Bordeaux loses share, says Liv-ex

Stability returns but Bordeaux loses share, says Liv-ex Read more at http://www.decanter.com/wine-news/st-emilion-classification-dispute-goes-before-tribunal-284859/#XKt8YKAeScwQucct.99 Bordeaux lost more ground to Burgundy and Italy in 2015, but the overall fine wine market has shown greater stability, says a review of the past 12 months from the Liv-ex trading exchange.     Bordeaux‘s market share on Liv-ex has dropped to…