Latest wine consumption trends: US still rising

Latest wine consumption trends: US still rising The US remains top of the world wine consumption league and is expected to grow further in the next four years, but the industry still isn’t sure about the best way to handle so-called millennials, suggests a new report jointly presented by trade show Vinexpo and research group…

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…