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The Barbie Effect: Why Sales of Rosé Wine are on the Rise

Hands up if you have been bitten by the Barbie bug. If your wardrobe has slowly seen an influx of pink clothes, or your home has had a few whimsical touches added in the past few weeks, then you’re not alone. Blame Greta Gerwig, Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling, and the Barbie film. Assuming you… Continue reading The Barbie Effect: Why Sales of Rosé Wine are on the Rise

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Q2 2023 Fine Wine Investment Report

Global market turmoil continues The unsettled nature of the first quarter of the year continued into the second with inflation, widespread industrial action, particularly in Europe, and against the backdrop of the continued war in Ukraine. Fuel price rises, however, started to abate, especially in Europe and the UK, towards the end of the second… Continue reading Q2 2023 Fine Wine Investment Report

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En-Primeur 2022: Post Tasting Report

Catch ‘22 ! Having just returned from three separate weeks of en primeur tastings in Bordeaux, we can confirm that the 2022 Bordeaux vintage is a truly excellent one. The best since 2016 (although warmer and richer than that) and equal, if not superior, to the stellar pair of 2009 and 2010. It was a… Continue reading En-Primeur 2022: Post Tasting Report

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Saturnalia Barolo Harvest Report 2022

Saturnalia Barolo Harvest Report 2022 For the third consecutive year, we are delighted to partner with Saturnalia on Vindome.net. Saturnalia provides exclusive, fine wine data analysis to deliver detailed harvest reports by region and appellation. Their findings are based on factual and independent data including satellite observation, weather data, geology, topography and wine prices. This… Continue reading Saturnalia Barolo Harvest Report 2022

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En Primeur 2022 : What to Expect?

Each spring, usually towards the end of April, the Châteaux put together their blends from the previous vintage. These wines are shown to the customers (‘brokers’) and the press and is sold as ‘futures’ via the En Primeur system. So, what can the happy investor expect from En Primeur 2022? Prices are released a few… Continue reading En Primeur 2022 : What to Expect?

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Do women make better wine tasters than men?

There is a Lily Allen song that was very popular in the mid-teen years of 2000. In 2014, the British songstress sang about gender inequalities in the music (and general showbiz) industry with provocative lyrics such as “If I told you about my sex life, you call me a slut Them boys be talking ’bout… Continue reading Do women make better wine tasters than men?

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