Fine Wine Investment
The Vin-X team attended Bordeaux's Union de Grand Cru trade tasting of the 2014 vintage in London last week, the opinion of which has evolved to now being determined as "a good vintage not yet showing at its best."
Lest we forget, great Bordeaux estates are huge. Leoville Las Cases sprawls over 97 hectares. Even though only a third of the grapes made it into the 'Grand Vin' in 2005, that still amounted to 20,000 cases.
Last week I, along with many other wine enthusiasts from across the globe, headed to Bordeaux to spend several pleasant days having a first taste of a range of wines from the 2012 vintage.
Wine enthusiasts and investors alike were waiting with bated breath last week for the release of the Parker scores - possibly
The start of 2013 has heralded many good headlines about the health of fine wine investment and it's looking like a positive year for investors.
The growth of the wine investment market has been significant over the last decade and each year provides exciting opportunities for investors keen to secure their money in the commodity. But what does 2013 have in store?
Further to numerous recent reports in various national newspapers and trade magazines indicating that fine wine is to be
A deal is coming this year that could see India significantly opened up to the wine investment market as Indian import taxes on alcohol could be slashed by as much as 73 per cent.
For many of us, the mere mention of alcohol and Russia evokes stereotypical images of heavy drinking Muscovites, consuming large amounts of vodka, in smoky bars at sub-zero temperatures; and although Russians have always had a close affinity for alcohol, this is far from the truth.