Entries by Spencer

Keep Your Eye on ‘Off’ Vintages

Market statistics have shown that lesser vintages of Bordeaux’s First Growths can often equal, or sometimes even better the returns generated by trophy vintages. The broadening of the market that has…

An Ever Expanding Market

One of the biggest developments in the fine wine market over the last decade is the shift of focus from Bordeaux to now including an ever-growing list of wine-producing regions from around the world. There was a point, not too long ago, when around 90% of all trades executed within the wine investment market were […]

The Price Always Goes Up | John Kapon of Acker Wines

In this episode of The Cult & Boutique Show, Daniel is joined by the CEO of Acker Wines, John Kapon.  Acker Wines has grown to become the most successful fine wine auction house on the scene. Last year saw Acker set another plethora of new world records to become the highest-grossing wine auction house of […]

Hermitage & Hendrix | Jeff Leve of Wine Cellar Insider

Daniel is joined on the show by Jeff Leve, Founder and Editor of the hugely popular Wine Cellar Insider. Jeff explains his love for the wines of Bordeaux, Rhone Valley & California, and breaks down his theories and feelings surrounding wine’s well established 100 point scoring system. Jeff also shares details of his personal ‘bucket […]

The Benefits of Tangible Assets

The current economic climate has led most to focus attention on personal finances and the performance of investment portfolios.  The majority of both high net worth and retail investors’ investment pots…

A Close Look at Burgundy

Burgundy has dominated the fine wine market for many years and its success is largely a result of the minuscule production quantities of the region’s elite wines.  The supply and demand nature of the wine market has helped to elevate the region’s premium wines to…

Arrive App | Hans Manku

Last year we had an interesting chat with local businessman and Founder of London based taxi app Arrive. Aiming to offer the user more transparency and choice, Hans explains the principles behind Arrive and discusses his inspirations, passions and thoughts…

A Year Like No Other

The wine market entered 2020 full of gusto and positivity but as the bizarre events of the year began to unfurl, the market’s direction for the coming year initially looked uncertain. One thing we knew for sure is that wine had a history of…