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Ten most searched-for wine names*
  • 1. Dom Perignon2. Petrus3. Pin4. Montrose5. Cristal
  • 6. Talbot7. Angelus8. Belgrave9. Krug10. Palmer
*in the last 3 months, courtesy of a very popular search engine

Early Bordeaux harvest fuelling excitement

Date posted: September 25, 2009

The eagerly expected Bordeaux 2009 vintage got off to an early start with the Pessac Léognan estate Château Carbonnieux commencing their harvest on August 27, at least a week ahead of the normal September harvest date.

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Liv-ex indices rising, led by Lafite

Date posted: September 8, 2009

Just a few years ago, fine wines investment was considered a niche market, with very few investors. However, the global financial meltdown has seen more investors scrambling to find safer investment opportunities and, in the process, have started investing more heavily in fine wines. Many sceptics thought that this wouldn’t last. But in an unexpected development, fine wines have continued to outperform stock indices in both the UK and the US. Read full story...