Viewing entries posted in January 2014

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China: world’s no.1 red wine consumer

China, displaced France, to become the world’s largest consumer of red wine, according to a market survey by Vinexpo.

Posted by Sam Earl on 29 January 2014

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View full post titled - 'Liv-ex launch the new Fine Wine 1000 index - ‘the broadest measure of performance available.’'

Liv-ex launch the new Fine Wine 1000 index - ‘the broadest measure of performance available.’

Liv-ex launched the new Fine Wine 1000 index, considered to be ‘the broadest measure of performance available.’

Posted by Sam Earl on 20 January 2014

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View full post titled - 'Bordeaux Market to start 2014 with a bang?'

Bordeaux Market to start 2014 with a bang?

Naturally, this tide of negative press regarding the Bordeaux wine market and underperformance of first growths has me looking the other way and wondering if 2014 might be a recovery year for the fine wine market.

Posted by Tom Gearing on 10 January 2014

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View full post titled - 'Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 index posts a 1.4% fall in 2013'

Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 index posts a 1.4% fall in 2013

The Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 index fell by 1.4% in 2013, the third consecutive year of decline. Although this is an “unprecedented”  occurrence for the fine wine market, Liv-ex emphasise that “the yearly declines are themselves declining: the Liv-ex 100 fell 14.9% in 2011, 8.9% in 2012, and 1.4% in 2013,” implying that the market is returning to a more stable position.

Posted by Serena Rach on 10 January 2014

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View full post titled - 'Ken Bleifer, a wine collector and (accidental) investor'

Ken Bleifer, a wine collector and (accidental) investor

Ken Bleifer, a wine collector and (accidental) investor, has accumulated a collection of 4,000 wines in his cellar over the last 50 years. Ten years ago, having bought more than he could possibly drink, he began selling a portion of his collection. 

Posted by Sam Earl on 09 January 2014

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