The Ongoing March of Italian Fine Wine

It's no secret to us that Italian fine wine has been making great price movements in recent years but market statistics have recently placed Italy just behind Burgundy in terms of the growth it has delivered.

Californian Wildfires

It has almost become 'the norm' to hear about various wildfires breaking out in different locations annually around the world.

Why Choose Fine Wine Over Stocks and Shares?

When thinking about investing, most people only think about stocks, shares and other traditional services provided by banking and financial institutions. However, other types of investment are becoming increasingly more popular

The Importance of Good Storage

We use the services of London City Bond’s Vinotheque facility in Burton-upon-Trent. Unlike many other bonded warehouses available, Vinotheque is dedicated to the storage of fine wines only, which offers a more mindful approach to handling and storage of your wine.

Marchesi Antinori Tignanello 2009

One of Italy’s world renowned Super Tuscan wines, Marchesi Antinori’s Tignanello has shown some very impressive growth in recent years.

Domaine Jean-Louis Chave Ermitage Cuvee Cathelin 2009

Rarity can be one of the biggest driving forces in the wine market and from this perspective, Chave’s Cuvee Cathelin fits the bill.

Opus One 2010

This wine from the famous Napa Valley in California has been a great diversification for those looking to see what the new world has to offer.

Chateau Mouton Rothschild 2000

One of the famous Bordeaux ‘First Growths’, this wine is a well known powerhouse within the fine wine market.

Domaine de la Romanee-Conti ‘La Tache’ 2009

Hailing from Burgundy, twelve bottle cases of 2009 La Tache could be picked up in January 2014 for around £23,000.

Historical Examples of 5 Year Hold Terms

The fine wine market works on a supply and demand basis, every vintage is limited in production with the emphasis on quality not volume.

Bouchard Pere & William Fevre 2017 Primeur Tasting

I always look forward to my visit in early January to the Fells Burgundy tasting, as it is a welcome sign that Christmas is out of the way and the excitement of the New Year beckons (please don’t groan).

Zachys Holiday Auction

December saw our Managing Director, Enzo Giannotta travel to New York to oversee our first auction in association with Zachys.

Primeur Tasting at Chateau Pontet-Canet

On the first Thursday in April Daniel Paterson and I found ourselves on a train from Bordeaux making a pilgrimage to Pauillac.

Wine As A Store Of Value

The recent global rally of stocks has left many investors in a fairly comfortable position but, as most would be aware, equities have a history of volatility and it it usually only a matter of time before performance starts to tail off.

Burgundy 2015 Tasting - Mayfair

Many years ago, just after I left school, I worked as a Production Assistant in a publishing company in Muswell Hill in north London, down the road from where I lived.

Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux Tasting

After the hustle and bustle of ‘IMBIBElive’ I was pleased to be dispatched to the more select surroundings of the Royal Horticultural Society halls

The Penfolds Collection 2016 Preview

Cult & Boutique Wine Management were very privileged to receive an invitation from Penfolds to an exclusive tasting of The Penfolds Collection 2016 Preview

Saint-Emilion & IMBIBElive Trade Tastings

We sent Cult & Boutique Wine Management's Jonathan Whittley along to two recent trade events to offer clients a peek behind the curtain.

Storage Upgrade

If you are a Cult & Boutique client you should have received a letter from us recently announcing the relocation of our company and client stock holdings

Changing of the Guard

For years people have contemplated what would come of the wine market once Robert Parker Jr retires.

Long Term Growth - A Closer Look at Lafite '82

Clients often ask us to explain the differences between medium and long term price performance and which would best suit their portfolio.