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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

Fine Wine Investment – Reduce risk by lengthening hold

Date posted: October 27, 2011

Considering the risks that can sometimes be associated with alternative investments, it is no surprise that relatively few people regularly get involved in the business of fine wine investment, in comparison to the more traditional investment vehicles. Read full story...

Fine Wine as an Alternative Investment – Beware!

Date posted: September 22, 2011

Successful investors understand that they need to seek out top quality, professionally stored examples of the most desirable wines available - at competitive prices Read full story...

Thoughts on the year ahead…

Date posted: March 8, 2011

While we see continued volatility elsewhere, there might be an argument for stating that the Fine Wine market is growing fairly steadily across the globe. Read full story...

Summergate Splits With Rothschild

Date posted: January 21, 2011

The Chinese importer Summergate and Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) have decided to end their very successful seven year partnership, chiefly because Summergate does not want to sell a portion of itself to DBR. Read full story... Reports 46% Increase in Online Wine Sales to Asian Markets in 2010

Date posted: December 6, 2010

32% of fine wine sales went to buyers in the Far East to boost online merchant's ecommerce sales in sour economy. Read full story...