Liv-ex 1000 continues to climb

Liv-ex 1000 continues to climb The Liv-ex 1000 Index – the broadest measure of the fine wine market – closed January 2017 at another all-time high of 301.24. This is an increase of 0.5% on December’s close of 299.80. The index has now reached record highs for six consecutive months and is up 21.5% year-on-year.…

Liv-ex 100 gains 1.25% in January

Liv-ex 100 gains 1.25% in January The Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 Index closed January at 301.88, up 1.25% on the previous month. The index has now risen for an unprecedented fourteen consecutive months and is up 25.3% year-on-year. It is now at its highest point since October 2011, when it closed at 308.03. The biggest…

Wines to drink with Chinese food

Wines to drink with Chinese food Planning to join in on Chinese New Year celebrations? Decanter restaurant critic Fiona Beckett gives tips for pairing wines with popular Chinese dishes, from a Western perspective. What to drink on any given occasion depends where you come from so we in Europe and the US have a different…

Hard Brexit heads for the wine market

Hard Brexit heads for the wine market British Prime Minister Teresa May’s announcement yesterday that the UK is heading for a ‘hard’ Brexit – with no automatic access to the European single market – surprised nobody. But it provided a lot of food for thought to members of the wine industry, and not just in…