Broken China?

Broken China? Read more at http://www.blog.liv-ex.com/2015/10/broken-china.html The chart below shows a clear correlation between the performances of the Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 Index and the China Producer Price Index (PPI) which measures changes in the price of goods sold by manufacturers. When PPI rises, it is expected that prices for consumers – measured by the Consumer Price…

Bordeaux 2009 and 2010: Where are the price gaps?

Bordeaux 2009 and 2010: Where are the price gaps? Read more at http://www.blog.liv-ex.com/2015/10/bordeaux-2009-and-2010-where-are-the-price-gaps.html Bordeaux 2009 and 2010 are the two back-to-back vintages which are considered amongst the best of this century. Recently, Liv-ex explored the price gap between Montrose 2009 and 2010.  While both have 100 points from Robert Parker and come from these two comparably acclaimed…

Prices soar at Chateau Margaux auction in New York

Prices soar at Chateau Margaux auction in New York Read more at http://www.decanter.com/wine-news/prices-soar-at-chateau-margaux-auction-in-new-york-279063/#TBlKbH3pD0qF9v5o.99 Fine wine buyers are far from tired of top Bordeaux if the offer is right, suggests the result of a rare Sotheby’s auction of ex-cellar Chateau Margaux in New York that saw fierce bidding. Sotheby’s said its Chateau Margaux auction held in…

Wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan’s Lamborghini up for auction

Wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan’s Lamborghini up for auction Read more at http://www.decanter.com/wine-news/wine-fraudster-rudy-kurniawans-lamborghini-up-for-auction-279537/#JmQCXHZoEzhwq7XB.99 US police have begun selling off the lavish purchases of imprisoned wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan in order to help repay millions of dollars that he owes to victims. Rudy Kurniawan, who made cheap copies of some of the world’s finest and rarest wines…

Anson: Bordeaux 2015 behind the scenes – part two

Anson: Bordeaux 2015 behind the scenes – part two Read more at thttp://www.decanter.com/learn/vintage-guides/bordeaux/bordeaux-2015/anson-bordeaux-2015-behind-the-scenes-part-two-279632/#Zv2PmOSHsmMFWxqJ.99 Negociants are clearing the decks for a highly anticipated Bordeaux 2015 vintage, but even a very good crop of wines will not be a silver bullet for en primeur, reports Jane Anson in the second part of her behind-the-scenes look at this…