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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

Time to Buy or time to Sell?

Date posted: November 19, 2011

There are many wine investors in the world today, and David Weinstein, a well-respected dealer of French art glass in New York, has one of the most impressive collections in existence. His fine wine investments have included more than 1,000 cases of wine, mostly red Bordeaux. Read full story...

Romantic traditions become modern investment strategy

Date posted: November 15, 2011

As an old English tradition, a newborn son would be given a case of “claret” that would mature as he grew up. On top of that, grandparents, uncles and relatives would often give more bottles or even cases of fine wine to the child so he would have a proper cellar by the time he graduated from university. Read full story...

Is Fine Wine a Smart Investment?

Date posted: November 10, 2011

Many wine collectors became involved in fine wine investment purely by accident. In many cases, things started when a few bottles were given away in order to make more space in a collector's wine cellar, thereby spawning a new collection. Read full story...

The Global Growth of Wine Investment Funds

Date posted: November 9, 2011

In the past, collecting vintage wine was limited to wealthy and privileged individuals. But in recent years, thanks in part to the creation of special investment funds, fine wine has quickly become a viable alternative investment option for smaller investors. Read full story...

Avoid Buying “Faulty” Wine

Date posted: November 2, 2011

It is of course incredibly disheartening to select a wine that proves ultimately faulty or less than perfect in some way; however, there are ways to avoid this. Read full story...