2016: Strong start for fine wine

2016: Strong start for fine wine Fine wine has been looking robust compared to several other financial assets and physical commodities so far this year. In 2016, the Liv-ex Fine Wine 50 index, which tracks the daily price movements of the ten most recent vintages of the Bordeaux First Growths, has gained 2.01% while the FTSE…

How to Start a Wine Collection in 2016—and Why You Should

How to Start a Wine Collection in 2016—and Why You Should Read more at http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-01-08/how-to-start-a-wine-collection     Maybe you’ve been turned off by the auction numbers (“case of Romanée-Conti brings $59,000!”) and think wine collecting is just a one-percenter’s status game. It’s not just for those with the fattest wallets. Although major price inflation has hit…

Swiss Probe Fine Wine Scam That May Have Targeted Dead Chef

Swiss Probe Fine Wine Scam That May Have Targeted Dead Chef Read more at http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-02-08/swiss-probe-fine-wine-scam-that-may-have-targeted-dead-chef Swiss prosecutors are investigating four people behind an alleged vintage wine scam that may have ensnared Benoit Violier, a Michelin three-starred chef who committed suicide last week. Sebastien Bonvin, the main shareholder of Private Finance Partners SA, and three others…