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Benefits of Paying in Cryptocurrency for Your Wine Investments

One of my greatest regrets is when my son, aged about 11 or 12, came to me and said “We’ve been learning about this brilliant thing called Bitcoin in school. We should invest”. This was about 2010 or thereabouts and yes, had we listened to him we would be millionaires by now. But we didn’t.… Continue reading Benefits of Paying in Cryptocurrency for Your Wine Investments

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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 Future is Female: How Women Investors and Fine Wine Are a Match Made in Heaven

Traditionally, the worlds of fine wine, investing, and particularly fine wine investing, have been shaped by men. Perceived as male-dominated, with images of elderly gentlemen in cellars or boardrooms, the world of wine has been an off-limits subject to the fairer sex. But that is all changing.

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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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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 in-depth information provides potential inventors with a competitive advantage against the market. If you are thinking of investing in Barolo, then this report is a must read. 

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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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Online vs traditional auctions: What’s the difference?

Please forgive me, as I will be showing my age here. But hands up if you remember life before the Internet? Who can remember back to the days when we didn’t have the constant stream of consciousness access to all the information we need (or don’t) in the world, where we had limited options, and… Continue reading Online vs traditional auctions: What’s the difference?

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