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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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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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What to Expect from Fine Wine’s Vintage 2022

Preliminary Report In general, the summer of 2022 was hot across the whole of Europe, with limited rainfall in the spring and early summer. Ostensibly a great weather pattern for the ripening of a healthy crop. So, what can we expect from fine wine’s 2022 vintage? As usual, there were isolated Spring frosts, which pose… Continue reading What to Expect from Fine Wine’s Vintage 2022

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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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Why Are Burgundy Prices Rising?

Since the days of Cain and Abel, sibling rivalries have dotted history in many shapes and forms. William and Harry – famously separated after Megxit. The Jacksons all hated each other.  Liam and Noel, not only took each other to court but broke up one of the most popular, not to mention successful, bands Britain… Continue reading Why Are Burgundy Prices Rising?

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