Champagne sales 2015: Exports drive more growth

Champagne sales 2015: Exports drive more growth Read more at http://www.decanter.com/wine-news/champagne-sales-2015-exports-drive-more-growth-288110/#up92WDvm3eZRtJd2.99 Global Champagne sales continued to increase in both volume and value in 2015, according to the first official estimates. Champagne sales 2015: First estimates released Vincent Perrin, director of regional trade body Comité Champagne, said the provisional Champagne sales total for 2015 was 312m…

Bid:offer ratio rises above 100%

Bid:offer ratio rises above 100% Read more at http://www.blog.liv-ex.com/2016/01/bidoffer-ratio-rises-above-100.html?mc_cid=28580daec7&mc_eid=33da76f629 The Liv-ex bid:offer ratio has risen above the 100% level this week for the first time since July 2010 with the Liv-ex Fine Wine 50 index also rising 1.33% to 268.41 since the beginning of the year. Over the last week, the value of bids on…

Second wines – back in focus?

Second wines – back in focus? Read more at http://www.blog.liv-ex.com/2016/01/second-wines-back-in-focus.html?mc_cid=28580daec7&mc_eid=33da76f629; During the bull market that drove the fine wine market to its peak in June 2011, the second wines of the Bordeaux First Growths saw exponential price rises. This was largely due to brand-driven Asian buying: “Little Lafite” and its peers were seen as extensions…