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A Short History of Fine Wine Investments

In contrast to established global commodity markets, the fine wine market remains in its early stages, still playing catch-up with more mature counterparts. This lag has led to a swift expansion in infrastructure and financial involvement, resulting in periods of significant volatility, marked by both triumphs and setbacks.  The fine wine market has adapted to… Continue reading A Short History of Fine Wine Investments

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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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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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Investing in Champagne in 2023

Will investing in vintage Champagne continue to sparkle in 2023? As the clock struck midnight on the 31st of December, the sound of Champagne corks could be heard all over the world. Happy New Year! Welcome, 2023! This will be the year that will make all our dreams come true! Everyone everywhere was enjoying the… Continue reading Investing in Champagne in 2023

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Vindome’s 2022 Fine Wine Investment Market Report

It is with great joy that I introduce Vindome’s 2022 Fine Wine Investment Market Report. It has been a year of highs and lows, but there are a few takeaways that investors – experienced or beginners – need to know if they are going to enjoy a “fruitful” 2023. General good news Compared to other… Continue reading Vindome’s 2022 Fine Wine Investment Market Report

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What Is Unicorn Wine: Is It Just a Buzzword?

People who know me know that I love fluffiness. What my partner used to call “the bubble”, the warm, endorphin-filled, too-good-to-be-true feeling that makes you feel great and takes the edge off the less attractive parts of life. It’s the feeling you get when you fall in love; when you wake feeling rested after a… Continue reading What Is Unicorn Wine: Is It Just a Buzzword?

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Left Bank vs. Right Bank Bordeaux: The Differences 

As you continue your wine investment journey with Vindome, you will begin to become familiar with a few terms. We have already discussed the 1855 Classification in length, so I would hope that any regular readers don’t need any clarification on what First, Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth growths mean. We have mentioned wine regions… Continue reading Left Bank vs. Right Bank Bordeaux: The Differences 

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Italian Fine Wine as an Investment 

Unless you have been living under a rock, it will not have escaped your notice that French wine no longer reigns supreme when it comes to investing. Venture capitalists are waking up to the fact that other countries have the potential to topple Bordeaux and Burgundy off their top spots. Italians Do it Better The… Continue reading Italian Fine Wine as an Investment 

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The Best Wines of Chateau Pétrus

As iconic wines go, Petrus is undoubtedly one of, if not the, most well-known in the world. Today its wines are the most expensive in Bordeaux, yet its popularity just continues to rise. So what is it that makes Petrus such an iconic wine? When Victor Hugo said that “God made only water, but man… Continue reading The Best Wines of Chateau Pétrus

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What Is Wine Insurance?

You don’t need me to tell you that we live in uncertain times. I’m not even talking about the political situation in Ukraine or the effects of Covid on the financial market; I’m talking about uncertain climatic times. Summer 2022 was one of the hottest on record by a substantial margin, there are more floods,… Continue reading What Is Wine Insurance?

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