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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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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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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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Chateau Lafite: Investors’ Overview 

It does not take a genius to know that Chateau Lafite Rothschild is one hell of a good wine. In fact, when your wine is referred to by Forbes magazine as being “perfect”, then you know that you have hit the spot. Rightly deserving of its place of honour on the world leaderboard, Chateau Lafite… Continue reading Chateau Lafite: Investors’ Overview 

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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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Chateau Margaux: Investor’s Guide

Majestic, magnificent and mythical. A wine so loved that Ernest Hemmingway named his daughter after it. One of the original fab four voted the best wine in Bordeaux in 2015, James Suckling described it as “the best ever made”… Yes, you’ve guessed it, it’s Chateau Margaux.  “There cannot be a better bottle of Bordeaux than… Continue reading Chateau Margaux: Investor’s Guide

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The Iconic Saint-Estèphe AOC 

Refined and elegant, tasteful and rich, and world-famous to boot. If you think this sounds too good to be true, then think again. Because Saint-Estephe – the Brad Pitt of Bordeaux – is all those things. And many more. Discover Saint Estèphe AOC Saint-Estephe has been garnering a following for years. The 1,250 hectares region… Continue reading The Iconic Saint-Estèphe AOC 

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Portfolio Diversification with Fine Wine

As we look towards increasingly unsettled times, investors look more and more at protecting their assets. The war in Ukraine has seen food and fuel cost spiralling, while inflation has caused the general cost of living to skyrocket. This double whammy has left many families wondering if it’s time to dip into their savings.  Traditionally,… Continue reading Portfolio Diversification with Fine Wine

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Understanding the Different Wine Indices

Surely I can’t be the only one who has noticed that everything is measured these days. Social media posts are measured by the number of likes. Work is measured by results. Time is measured in years. Even our speech is measured, for goodness sake.  For investors, the portfolio is measured by an index. This index… Continue reading Understanding the Different Wine Indices

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What Is a Red Blend Wine: Our Comprehensive Guide

No one needs to be told that today’s world is phenomenally fast-paced. Gone are the days of sending a fax and waiting for the reply, or going back even further (depending on how old you are), a memo. Today, if you don’t reply to an email within the hour, then you’re practically on your way… Continue reading What Is a Red Blend Wine: Our Comprehensive Guide

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